A lot of people who signed the petition have written comments about how this affects them personally.
The petition has accrued 413 signatures so far, as well as multiple comments of support.
Sign the petition and send both parties the message that we need more of this kind of dialogue in American politics.
The Deport Justin Bieber petition, has already garnered the necessary number of signatures to elicit a White House response.
Indeed, on Monday, lawmakers started circulating a petition to begin openly debating his impeachment.
She went to Congress, presented her petition, and received her pension.
What, then, does Paul mean by framing such a petition as this?
If I am not mistaken, such a petition would have some effect.
The petition was prefaced by a personal letter containing them.
Three times he kissed the earth, and presented his petition.
early 14c., "a supplication or prayer, especially to a deity," from Old French peticion "request, petition" (12c., Modern French pétition) and directly from Latin petitionem (nominative petitio) "a blow, thrust, attack, aim; a seeking, searching," in law "a claim, suit," noun of action from past participle stem of petere "to make for, go to; attack, assail; seek, strive after; ask for, beg, beseech, request; fetch; derive; demand, require," from PIE root *pet-, also *pete- "to rush; to fly" (cf. Sanskrit pattram "wing, feather, leaf," patara- "flying, fleeting;" Hittite pittar "wing;" Greek piptein "to fall," potamos "rushing water," pteryx "wing;" Old English feðer "feather;" Latin penna "feather, wing;" Old Church Slavonic pero "feather;" Old Welsh eterin "bird"). Meaning "formal written request to a superior (earthly)" is attested from early 15c.
c.1600, from petition (n.). Related: Petitioned; petitioning.