Blue changed to black in Phoenixville

Published on Mar 24, 2006

Unhappy with the blue fixtures along the 100 block of Bridge Street, a Phoenixville woman has posted an online petition in an effort to obtain signatures of others who share her opinion. Christy Camarca, an 11-year resident of Fillmore Street, posted an online petition on the Web site late…

Peter Garred receives coverage in

Published on Feb 19, 2006

Online petitioner Peter Garred has received coverage in for his property tax protest petition against municipal tax increases. Before residents voted in the June 2004 referendum to de-merge from the Montreal mega-city, estimated tax hikes for 2006 were predicted. For coverage search archives in the westislandchronicle online. Click here to view…

Mark Saxby makes waves (but not quiche) in the

Published on Feb 19, 2006

Online petitioner Mark Saxby has received coverage in the Church of England's online paper for his campaign against "quiche". The article notes that the petition is addressed to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, and Pope Benedict XVI. The petition may be viewed here.

Worldwide Candle Lighting For Remembrance of Children in the USA and Around the World

Published on Dec 09, 2005

The ninth annual Compassion Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting this Sunday, December 11, 2005 is an opportunity for bereaved families everywhere to remember and celebrate the lives of children who have gone too soon. reports that Angela "Racehorse" Knight of White Cloud Missing Kids has taken support for the candle lighting… featured by

Published on Oct 13, 2005

Influential directory site has favorably reviewed with a new listing. The site moderator comments, "We came accross this helpful web site when researching a transport issue. Petitions grouped by country, displays an overview of each issue together with comments...". To see the listing go to

Computers, Society and Nature

Published on Sep 25, 2005

The social and philosophical aspects of online petitioning have rarely been explored. A Blog about's "Virtual Activism" comments, "You would think that absent a connection to a major group (e.g., clicking through the Greenpeace site to their petition), no one would want to sign these petitions or even create…

TECO recognizes UN targeted petition - "Support Taiwan's bid to UN"

Published on Aug 30, 2005

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Los Angeles, has issued a press release in support of the petition "Support Taiwan's bid to UN," which promotes Taiwan and Taiwan's representation in the United Nations. The petition was commenced on July 29, 2005 and may be viewed at TECO in Los…

WSHS student gets online petition support

Published on May 01, 2005

Winona Senior High School student Carrie Rethlefsen has caused quite a stir, in Winona and around the country, by wearing an "I (heart) My Vagina" button to school. Rethlefsen said she has been barraged with supportive phone calls and emails. Teddi Alaina, who lives in Missouri City, Texas, e-mailed the…

Bermuda Sun - Petition started for home births

Published on Nov 03, 2004

A DEVONSHIRE woman who travelled to Canada in a bid to realize her dream of having a "home birth" has joined a campaign to increase options for pregnant women in Bermuda. Cherise Carey was determined to have her first child in the most comfortable and natural surroundings possible. And when…


Published on Oct 16, 2004

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office is protesting against any lifting of an arms ban on dangerous weapons sales to China and seeks assurance from Beijing that it will not use force against Taiwan to resolve cross-Strait issues. In early October, the TECO in LA launched a "Global E-petition Campaign" on the GoPetition Web…