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Stand up for working momsThere are so many ways to use your voice, and while a phone call to your representatives is among the most powerful, MomsRising makes five-second activism incredibly easy via digital petitions.Why working moms deserve a tantrum (and how to survive the remainder of the pandemic)|Christine Koh|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Before she ran for office, Greene circulated a petition to have Pelosi impeached.
A petition one member posted on the Internet that year drew more than 1,200 signatures, and its Facebook page boasts 1,300 followers, more than twice the number on the Move the Monument page.Activists promise to continue fight against ‘Talbot Boys’ Confederate monument|Jonathan M. Pitts|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
It states that as part of the process, a notice of the name change petition must be published “in a newspaper of general circulation,” in the county where the petitioner resides, unless the court grants a motion to waive this publication requirement.
A petition claims the update threatens the country’s security.WhatsApp legal challenge, Covid-19 infection rate, cryptocurrency astrology|Jordan Lebeau|January 14, 2021|Quartz
A Change.org petition asking A&E to drop the show is already making the rounds online.To Catch a Sex Worker: A&E’s Awful, Exploitative Ambush Show|Samantha Allen|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A petition has been delivered in Nevada that will put a similar measure to the one in Washington on the ballot in 2016.
It had more petition signatures than any previous Nevada ballot initiative.
Wahlberg filed his petition for a pardon to the governor of Massachusetts on November 26.LAPD Foundation: Mark Wahlberg Would Make a Good Reserve Cop|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The petition, open to any citizen to join, gathered forty thousand signatures in the first three months.
The royal Audiencia has investigated this matter, on petition of the cabildo, in order to refer it to that royal council.
If he does not inhibit or exclude from his mind the word “Petition” he can make no advance.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
I humbly petition your Majesty to be pleased to order that he be despatched here, so that this so urgent need may be supplied.
The clerical staff in all the offices had combined and presented a petition in the highest quarter.
The petition must be signed and properly verified, and may be afterward amended for cause in the interest of justice.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles