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  Petition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Petition Clause of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right of the people "to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." The right to petition has been held to include the right to file lawsuits against the government.
Petitions are commonly used in the U.S. to qualify candidates for public office to appear on a ballot; while anyone can be a write-in candidate, a candidate desiring that his or her name appear on printed ballots and other official election materials must gather a certain number of valid signatures from registered voters.
A petition can also be the title of a legal pleading that initiates a case to be heard before a court.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Petition   (424 words)

 Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Alternative Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) Application Process
The workers on whose behalf a petition is filed must be, or have been, employed at the firm or subdivision identified in the petition.
Petitions filed by a group of adversely affected workers must be signed by at least three workers; petitions filed by any other authorized representatives require only one signature.
Petition forms must be completed by a group of three or more workers, a company official, a union or other duly authorized representative, or a One-Stop Operator or One-Stop partner.
www.doleta.gov /tradeact/petitions.cfm   (1970 words)

 Petition for Users' Rights
The Petition is a way of letting Parliament know that you want to be considered and that you don't want your rights to be abraded every time the music industry's profits slip a little.
As the petition itself says, copyright is supposed to be a careful balance between the rights of creators and the rights of the public.
While electronic petitions are far easier to sign, taking the extra time sign a paper petition that meets the requirements of parliament goes further to convincing parliament.
www.digital-copyright.ca /static/petition   (1174 words)

 Private Members' Business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A Petition must be reviewed and be certified correct as to form and content before a Member of Parliament may present it to the House on behalf of the petitioners.
Petitions must be addressed to the House of Commons in Parliament assembled, the Government of Canada, a Minister of the Crown or a Member of the House of Commons.
A Member may present a petition to the House in either of two ways: by making a brief statement in the House regarding the origin and subject of the petition, or by filing the petition with the Clerk of the House while the House is sitting.
www.parl.gc.ca /information/about/process/house/petition/petition-e.htm   (441 words)

 www.PetitionOnline.com - Free Online Petition Hosting
Official CNN Response to the Muslim Women's Petition
to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."
Petitions do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Artifice, Inc. or our sponsors.
www.petitiononline.com   (206 words)

 Patriot Petitions
A citizen petition to restore Constitutional integrity to government, and entreat the Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches to confine their actions to comport with the limits of Constitutional law.
We affirm his agenda and call upon the President and congressional conservatives to revisit the principles upon which they were elected: Constitutionally limited government, a strong national defense, the prospect of restoring fiscal discipline to government, and an unwavering commitment to the traditional moral bedrock of our Republic.
In response, more than 165,000 signatories of the above-referenced petition for indictment have made his war record the centerpiece of their campaign to disqualify Kerry from public office.
patriotpetitions.us   (1169 words)

 Letter from Frederick Seitz - Global Warming Petition Project
Below is an eight page review of information on the subject of "global warming," and a petition in the form of a reply card.
The United States is very close to adopting an international agreement that would ration the use of energy and of technologies that depend upon coal, oil, and natural gas and some other organic compounds.
It is especially important for America to hear from its citizens who have the training necessary to evaluate the relevant data and offer sound advice.
www.oism.org /pproject   (207 words)

 Explanation - Global Warming Petition Project
Signers of this petition so far include 2,660 physicists, geophysicists, climatologists, meteorologists, oceanographers, and environmental scientists (select this link for a listing of these individuals) who are especially well qualified to evaluate the effects of carbon dioxide on the Earth's atmosphere and climate.
Signers of this petition also include 5,017 scientists whose fields of specialization in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, and other life sciences (select this link for a listing of these individuals) make them especially well qualified to evaluate the effects of carbon dioxide upon the Earth's plant and animal life.
In addition to these 17,100, approximately 2,400 individuals have signed the petition who are trained in fields other than science or whose field of specialization was not specified on their returned petition.
www.oism.org /pproject/s33p357.htm   (492 words)

 Put The Star Wars Kid in Episode III Petition
The Put The Star Wars Kid in Episode III Petition to Lucasfilm Ltd was created by Jedimaster.net and written by Fred Quimby.
This petition is hosted here at www.PetitionOnline.com as a public service.
There is no endorsement of this petition, express or implied, by Artifice, Inc. or our sponsors.
www.petitiononline.com /Ghyslain/petition.html   (316 words)

 Online Petition - "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
This petition is designed to get "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The ""Dimebag" Darrell Abbott in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame" Petition to "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame" was written by "X".
The petition is hosted free of charge at www.gopetition.com.
www.gopetition.com /online/5533.html   (266 words)

 NoGayMarriage.com -- Help Save Marriage! Sign the Marriage Protection Amendment petition
Print out the petition and distribute it in your place of worship, neighborhood, or club.
Please sign the petition to the 109th Congress even if you previously signed one to the 108th Congress.
We are seeking 3,000,000 signed petitions to present to the Senate when the time comes.
www.nogaymarriage.com   (484 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Inboxer Rebellion (Internet Petitions)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Even well-addressed, well-thought-out petitions have their problems, chief among them the lack of a guarantee that anyone is collecting and collating the signatures or will deliver the completed documents to the right parties.
This happens whether or not there are any real petitions, whether or not any petitions are delivered to their stated recipients, whether or not the "signatures" collected are appended to them, whether or not only the "signatures" collected are appended (versus the site's owners adding to the list names they have generated).
No matter what else can be said against cyber petitions (and so far we've said a great deal), they do serve one actual valuable purpose: They can sometimes be useful tools with which to acquaint folks with situations they might otherwise have little, if any, knowledge of.
www.snopes.com /inboxer/petition/internet.htm   (1619 words)

This online petition has been initiated by faculty at UC Berkeley and includes all of the University of California campuses.
By signing this petition, UC faculty, alumni, staff, students, and community members are asking the University to use its influence - political and financial - to pressure Israel to respect the human rights of the Palestinian people.
This faculty petition joins other divestment campaigns nationwide, including UC Berkeley's Students For Justice in Palestine divestment petition, which has well over 6,000 signatures.
ucdivest.org   (653 words)

 Justice for 9/11 -- Solidarity Petition -- [www.Justicefor911.org]
On November 19, 2004, the "Justice for 9/11" Steering Committee submitted a Citizens' Complaint and Petition to the offices of the Attorney General of New York State, Eliot Spitzer, citing probable cause for an independent grand jury investigation to examine unsolved crimes committed in connection with the events of September 11, 2001.
We are publishing the complete Complaint and Petition online in this space as a living, growing document.
We call on citizens to support this action, to initiate similar actions in other states, and to sign the online petition of solidarity.
www.justicefor911.org   (640 words)

 Release "Time Fades Away" Petition
Long out of print on vinyl, still unavailable on CD in the early 21st century and widely bootlegged, the album is considered to be the "Holy Grail" of all Neil Young albums.
A footnote on the TFA petition relative to the On The Beach Petition.
As a footnote, the Release "On The Beach" Petition took approximately 6 months to cross the 1,000 signature mark between June and November 2000.
thrasherswheat.org /tnfy/tfa-petition.php   (5078 words)

 Artists and Writers Oppose War on Iraq
Le Guin led a group of fifty war protesters from Portland's Pioneer Square to the office of congressman David Wu, expressed her gratitude for Wu's principled vote against the war, and urged that the congressman continue to do all that he could to stop what would be a senseless and bloody invasion.
The petition was sent to the White House and to the United Nations on March 18th, 2003.
Here is the petition authors' response to the question of self defense as it regards the war on terrorism.
www.douglaslain.com /aawii.html   (1059 words)

 Free, online petition hosting/writing
Online Petition - Support Taiwan’s bid to UN The Republic of China (Taiwan) is a free and peace-loving state, and its democratically elected government is the only one that represents the interests and wishes of the people of Taiwan.
The rationale is to unify the appearance of the citizens/students to avoid division and bring...
TO: The United States District Court for The Southern District of Texas, The 410th District Court of Montgomery County, Texas, Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, The Honourable Governor of Texas, and Everyone interested in truth, justice, and righting a judical...
www.gopetition.com   (351 words)

 SikhNet News Exclusive - Please Sign Hitman 2 Video Petition
The game glorifies violence against Sikhs within a Gurdwara that looks like the Harmander Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple, while Dalits are portrayed as followers of an evil cult leader, according to a vivid description that was recently removed by Eidos from its web site.
Tell Eidos that inciting hatred and bigotry against people of any religion, race or ethnicity is unacceptable.
Assist you in contacting your elected officials, local media and local retailers and encouraging them to be part of this campaign.
www.sikhnet.com /s/Hitman2Pet   (1423 words)

This petition is directed to the European Parliament and to the European Council.
This petition is supported by the EuroLinux Alliance together with European companies and non-profit associations.
Any user who submits information to this petition is entitled to access it, modify it or to remove it.
petition.eurolinux.org   (799 words)

 BlizzPub - Petition for WoW Linux Port   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
But now that Linux has taken off, with many new games, such as doom3 and ut2004 supporting linux, Blizzard still has no openly published plans to make a Linux version of World of Warcraft.
This petition is being made in the attempt to convince Blizzard enough people are willing to use a native Linux port of World of Warcraft, to make it a viable consideration.
Note: We have had a lot of people asking about why we ask for your phone number on the petition.
www.blizzpub.net /petition   (188 words)

 CyberSitter Petition Page
This is a Petition to boycot Solid Oak Software Inc's CyberSitter Program.
If you agree that this is a good idea to boycot this product please sign the petition below and if not then feel free to leave a comment anyway.
My goal is to put a stop to such oppression by those that do not understand our ways and beliefs as a Wiccan Community, although this is not meant to try and put the company out of business.
www.angelfire.com /ca/CyberSitterPetition   (246 words)

 Petition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
My goal is to have ONE MILLION signatures on these petitions to submit to Congress by January, 2002.
There will be no misuse of the list: the information asked for (name, address, etc.) will NOT be sold or otherwise used for advertising, or for any other purpose than to show the members of Congress the number of people in their constituencies (voters) who are concerned about this problem.
Please make as many copies of this petition as you need or want.
www.lindachae.com /petition.htm   (570 words)

 Stop Verisign DNS Abuse Petition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Stop Verisign DNS Abuse Petition to ICANN was created by and written by George Kirikos.
This petition is hosted here at whois as a public service.
There is no endorsement of this petition, express or implied, by whois.sc or our sponsors.
www.whois.sc /verisign-dns   (335 words)

 OneJerusalem.org: Petition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
When you speak out with One Jerusalem, the world will hear.
To sign the petition, complete the information about yourself, then click "Sign the petition".
We believe that Jerusalem, under the sovereignty of the State of Israel is as free and open a city as any in the world.
www.onejerusalem.org /Petition.asp   (257 words)

 Buffalo Petition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
As of December 2000, the three public servants to whom the petition was adressed still did not acknowledge the 90,000 signatures that they received.
It is the right of citizens to petition public servants.
This was done illegally and a legal letter was sent in behalf of the petitioners that signed this petition to express our concern for the blatant violation of the law from public officials.
www.wildrockies.org /buffpet   (723 words)

- the problem with ordinary petitions is that their reach is limited by the media they use.
It can be used to add weight to your cause at a very local level, or to influence government and large organisations.
All petitions can be placed free and include a bulletin board and administration tools.
www.petitionthem.com   (216 words)

 Hellenic for MacOS X Petition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Apple Computer is losing a considerable number of existing and potential users by not supporting Hellenic and other Unicode languages.
The immediate loss to Apple's sales if each person who signed this petition switched to Windows instead of getting a Mac would be at least €$lostsales.
Since being published online at the beginning of November 2003, this petition was supported by several sites and online publications, without which the number of signees above would certainly be much much smaller.
alfebiite.ee.ic.ac.uk /~dkaponis/osxpetition   (444 words)

 MoveOn.org: Investigate the Vote
A compiled petition with your individual comment will be presented to your Senators and your Representative in Congress.
We may, for example, provide compilations of petitions, with your comments, to national leaders, without disclosing email addresses.
We may also make your comments along with your city and state available to the press and public online.
civic.moveon.org /investigatethevote   (312 words)

This petition is to show the number of people who watched and loved the television show "Farscape" which until recently aired on the SciFi Channel (property of USA Networks).
The views expressed in this petition are solely those of the petition's sponsor and do not in any way reflect the views of iPetitions.
iPetitions is solely a provider of technical services to the petition sponsor and cannot be held liable for any damages or injury or other harm arising from this petition.
www.ipetitions.com /campaigns/SAVE_FARSCAPE   (504 words)

 EFF: RIAA Petition
If we can get 100,000 signatures, we will deliver the petition to the Senate and House Commerce and Judiciary Commitees.
We call instead for a real amnesty: the development of a legal alternative that preserves file-sharing technology while ensuring that artists are fairly compensated.
In signing this petition, we formally request that the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), as representatives of the public interest, be included in any upcoming hearings regarding the proper scope of copyright enforcement in the digital age.
www.eff.org /share/petition   (478 words)

 :: Donald Rumsfeld Must Resign ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
If you care about restoring our credibility around the world and our credibility with our troops on the ground in Iraq, you've got to start by removing Donald Rumsfeld as Secretary of Defense.
That's why I am joining Senator John Kerry and hundreds of thousands of Americans in adding my name to the johnkerry.com petition calling for Rumsfeld's immediate removal from office.
We can't afford any more auto-penned letters of condolences and shifting stories about what kind of armor we have to protect our troops.
www.johnkerry.com /petition/rumsfeld2.php   (236 words)

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