• Bring justice for Trayvon Martin
    Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi must step in and provide justice for Trayvon Martin. People like George Zimmerman cna not be allow to own guns or have the power to destroy any children's life.
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    Created by ali guarneros luna
  • Sentencing Disparity & Petition Seek Sentence Modification
    Event: FREE DANNY MEANS! LET OUR VOICES BE HEARD!!! My nephew, Danny E. Means, has been incarcerated for 15 years because of his involvement in a series of crimes stemming from a 1997 bank robbery. Of the 3 men involved with these crimes, only Danny received the lengthy sentence of 120 years. The others served less than 8 years, while Danny remains incarcerated. All 3 men were involved in these crimes that had potential for harm but no one was injured or killed. Even so, the prosecution was allowed to increase low-level charges to more serious charges. Not for the purpose of bringing justice to the matter, but for no other reason than to get the largest sentence possible for Danny. You see, we the family and friends of Danny do not condone his actions in any shape, form or fashion, and neither does Danny! However, nor do we condone an "in-justice" system that allows such grievous racial disparity in its sentencing. Danny received a sentence twice that of the maximum for murder and much more than a white male of the same age would have received for the same charges. Furthermore, statistics show that by the end of 2005, 8.1% of black males age 25-29 were incarcerated compared to 1.1% white males for the same charges. We his family and friends are not claiming that Danny is innocent. Only that his sentence is unjust and we refuse to let this unjust sentence hang over his head for approximately the next 30 years left on his sentence without our voices being heard! Help us speak out about the injustice and sentence disparity being done to all black men and Danny by following this link: Thank you for your support and your prayers.
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    Created by Deborah J. Means
  • End the violence in Syria without US Military Involvement
    Our nation expresses its sympathy to the citizens of Syria who are suffering and witnessing murder and torture directed at them by Syria's President, Bashar al-Assad. But compassion will not stop the violence. There is another way without the military involvement that risks soldiers and civilians. We suggest a reward of at least $10,000,000 (that's 0.0000115 of the military part of the approved US Discretionary budget for FY 2012) for the safe delivery of Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria, to the International Court of Justice, for trial on charges of crimes against humanity. This offer means no military intervention; no one gets killed -- neither military nor civilian, captor or offendor. Justice prevails -- peacefully.
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    Created by Robert W. Simpson
  • Travon Martin
    Travon Martin a young black teenage male shot down in cold blood because of a thought not actual threat... Not one weopon did Travon have... simply only a bag of skittles and a can of tea.. Mr. Zimmerman has not yet.. Been arrested for this terrible crime.. Why so many ask? Who does he know or working for? 9-1-1 call is proof beyond a reasonable doubt... Travon died begging for his life... Three bullets... fired.. Not one... So this also proves according to statues Mr. Zimmerman intentionally wanted to kill Travon.. Intent to kill... So again my question is... Why is Mr. Zimmerman still walking as a free man..?
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    Created by Karen Smith
  • Take a look at our justice system
    Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch captain because he looked suspicious while waliking back from the store to his father's home in a gated community. Was this a reason to kill this teenager? Could there have been another solution? Why haven't the police arrested the alleged person , George Zimmerman that fired this fatal shot. Please sign this petition if you think George Zimmerman should be arrested, and a deeper investigation done about this fatality.
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    Created by Anna Maria Bowling
  • Breach in Neighborhood Watch Policies
    Recently an unarmed youth, the late Mr. Trayvon Martin, was gunned down by a self-proclaimed neighborhood watch volunteer. We would like to know why the Sanford Police Department did not have law enforcement officers monitoring and training this private "volunteer effort." Neighborhood Watch is a nationally recognized organization sponsored by Law Enforcement agencies all over the nation. The volunteer efforts of citizens are monitored and training hours are required before a resident can distribute information, attend meetings, or call a local law enforcement agency to report a crime, or suspicious activity. Any Neighborhood Watch volunteer is knowledgeable in following proper procedure because the Law Enforcement response time is quicker. According to the "nationally" recognized procedure: A) State name, organization (ex: Neighborhood Watch Block/Member) B) Reason for call C) Identifying clothes, tag#, direction alledged individual(s) are traveling. D) Release call if no further info required E) Alert residents listed on "Telephone Chain" card of this action. The suspect in the Martin case, George Zimmerman, did not follow proper procedure. He did not identify himself-according to the 911 tapes-as a Neighborhood Watch Representative. There are various items which identify an individual as "acting suspiciously." Zimmerman did not effectively report why he considered the actions of this "unarmed youth" as suspicious behavior. The vague terminology used in itself did not warrant for "Zimmerman" to pursue Mr. Martin. There are certain guidelines which deem whether activity is suspicious: --Someone screaming or shouting for help --Someone looking into windows and parked cars --Unusual noises --Property being taken out of houses where no one is at home or a business is closed --Cars, vans or trucks moving slowly without apparent destination, or without lights --Anyone being forced into a vehicle --A stranger sitting in a car or stopping to talk to a child --Abandoned cars We would also like to know what training material or guidelines was "Zimmerman" following? If this is a private "watch" sponsored by the Home Owners Association for this Sanford personal property; there has been a serious breach in protocol. Who will be held accountable for this breach in policy? Tina Chestnut Neighborhood Watch Block Captain District 5 (Orlando, Florida)
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  • Justice for Trayvon Martin
    17 year old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed while walking home from a convenience store on the evening of February 26th. The shooter, George Zimmerman, was the neighborhood watch captain. Zimmerman, a 200 pound 28 year old with a history of violence, claimed self defense although Trayvon Martin, with no criminal history, had nothing more than candy and an iced tea in his hands. George Zimmerman remains free.
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    Created by Maria Roach
  • Help Change the Unethical Practices Imposed on Ex-Offenders and Felons
    Former inmates are being prosecuted even outside of the judicial system daily upon release. With a criminal record, convicts find it difficult to find a place to contribute for the good of society. The American judicial system have put in place a catch twenty-two loop hole, where ex-offenders and felons find difficult to adapt. Congress has a $50 million budget designated to help ex-offenders and convicted felons with employment. Help bring this forward so ex-offenders and felons can make their contribution to society.
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    Created by Xavier Grime
  • Delete Cannabis from Criminal Code in Hawaii
    Delete Cannabis from the Criminal Code in the State of Hawaii. Leave Medical Care and medical decisions to the experts. Police men and Politicians are not licensed to practice medicine.
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    Created by Dr. Jeri Rose
  • Seal Felony Convictions 7yrs Or Older
    The State Of Illinois is losing a lot of tax dollars because people with felonies older then 7yrs old are unemployed because of a mistake they made. The best thing Illinois can do is pass a law to not go past 7yrs on a background check, more people will be employed and the state will collect more taxes. It's a win win situation. We are asking Governor Quinn to make this happen.
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  • Decriminalize Marijuana
    There are too many people incarcerated over possession of marijuana. This costs taxpayers unnecessary money. The prison lobby is trying to keep it illegal so that they can keep their jails full. Save money! Decriminalize Marijuana!
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    Created by Monica W.
  • NO DEATH PENALTY FOR US SOLDIER
    I am writing this petition for the soldier who killed the 14 Afghan people. I need you to sign this petition because the Govt wants to apply the death penalty, for this man. He is a Soldier of Honor. He did a few tours to Afghnastan, He is mentally and physically exhausted. I believe that the Afghanstan people want their country back. I believe that we the people want our soldiers back home. This man is under alot of stress. Brain Injury. I want him out of jail and sent home for medical treatment. They can't do this to our soldiers.Please sign this petition, so the Govt sens this man home.Thank You,
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