• Abolish The Vagrancy Act 1824
    Vagrancy is the condition of homelessness without regular employment or income. ... In it self its not a crime but the Vagrancy act 1824 makes it an offense ,contradiction ? The Vagrancy Act 1824 should be abolished its out of date ? Many vagrancy laws have been struck down because they violated the constitution's prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment or were vague. This law is for that reason is a violation ,why should homeless people be punished they suffer there condition this is why it should be abolished its out of date? Vagrancy is a condition its not a criminal offense ?
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  • Help Steffan Stay In Scotland!
    I am starting this petition in regards to the decision made to refuse UK residency to a very dear friend of mine. Having experienced racial attacks and prejudice in his native USA, Steffan Chadwick Harris moved to Scotland and has been a member of our community for years, having received a spousal visa through his wife. However, as I’m sure you appreciate, marriages do not always last forever, and Steffan and his wife are currently in the process of divorcing. I lived in the same building as Steffan for many years. Since separating from his wife, Steffan has moved out of Edinburgh and has managed to secure a job working in Kirkcaldy. He has become a much more confident and happy person and is contributing positively to society. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive country who welcome people from all walks of life and I believe that after 8 years in Scotland, Steffan belongs here. I would be very grateful if somehow we could convince the Home Office to reconsider the decision to deny him his future in our country.
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  • Reconsider Lizanne Zietsman's Visa Refusal
    In the years since Lizanne and John returned to Corrie, Isle of Arran, they have fully immersed themselves in island life, and have become indispensable to the community. The Home Office have decided that Lizanne is no longer welcome in the UK, and have instructed her to return to South Africa; as well as suggesting John Malpas (a UK citizen) should simply go with her to mitigate any perceived emotional distress this decision may cause. Lizanne and John's business, the Sandwich Station, has become one of the top food outlets on Arran, and is highly coveted the island over; as well as being fully able to financially support Lizanne and John's lives here. Over and above, the Sandwich Station is able to employ locals, providing a valuable social and economic contribution to this rural location. By removing Lizanne from the country, this invaluable local business will face the very real prospect of closure. It is clear to the whole community that this decision is fundamentally wrong, and we compel the Home Office, the Home Secretary Sajid Javid, and all other concerned parties, to re-evaluate the worth of allowing Lizanne to continue her life with her husband, here, in her home village of Corrie.
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  • Pride in London - invite Melania & Chris to lead the Pride March #No Outsiders
    We are at a crucial time in our country. Bigotry and hatred are encouraged by some political parties. Some parents are campaigning against the #NoOutsiders educational programme in schools by teacher Andrew Moffat. Let's show these wonderful people that Pride, and the LGBT+ allies in London respect and love them. And if Melania and Chris are no able to then let's invite other victims of homophobic crime along with Andrew Moffat to show the importance of No Outsiders in education. Let them lead Pride if they wish.
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  • Memorial for victims of Agent Orange
    American veterans children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren, as well as the Vietnamese people in the same generations, have been born with a vast variety of birth defects and also suffer far higher rates of cancer. Agent Orange corrupts the DNA for five generations from first contact. We are victims of war who have gone unrecognised, from the grandchild of an American soldier who suffered terribly and died of cancer, the child of a soldier with no quality of life from birth defects, and the many Vietnamese who have suffered terribly, none of whom were involved in the Vietnam War willingly. In addition, the toll taken on the environment from the use of Agent Orange is almost impossible to calculate. Innocent humans and the earth itself have been poisoned by this act of chemical warfare. We deserve recognition.
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  • Sherlock Season 5
    Sherlockians all have the same thing at the top of their Christmas list. Season 5 of Sherlock. "The return of Sherlock to BBC One was watched by an average of 9.2 million people, according to overnight figures". 9.2 MILLION PEOPLE watched the return of Sherlock for one reason. They wanted to see Sherlock again. I cried when Sherlock 'died', so how many other people do you think cried as well when they thought Sherlock had actually jumped off of Bart's hospital? If 9.2 MILLION PEOPLE watched Sherlock jump off that building, that means at least a few MILLION other people did too.Why? Because we thought that we would never see our great detective ever again, and he WASN'T EVEN DEAD. A few million people cried at a man who hadn't died, so how do you think that made us feel when the whole series ended? I know i'm not alone when I say I would give ALOT to see Sherlock again, so maybe we can convince Mark and Steven to bring our baker street boys back? Sign the petition if you want to give it a try, its worth a go. And just as our favorite detective says "The game, Mrs. Hudson, is on!"
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  • Beechholme Childrens Home
    For peace of mind & closure
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  • Call for Emergency Homeless Crisis
    People are suffering needlessly and some even dying
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  • Terminate LFC's AXA sponsorship
    AXA have financially supported the manufacture of Israeli arms, used to crush the lives of innocent Palestinian civilians. In a statement, AXA CEO Thomas Büberl has claimed that AXA have "similar values and vision with Liverpool FC" - something that is profoundly untrue. By continuing the sponsorship deal, Liverpool Football Club are showing their support for the brutal Israeli regime. Sign the petition now for LFC to terminate their sponsorship deal.
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  • Festival of Making: Drop BAE Sponsorship
    BAE Systems is a sponsor of the 2019 Festival of Making, ‘a family celebration of making and manufacturing’. But BAE Systems is not a family-friendly manufacturer. BAE is the world's fourth largest arms producer, selling fighter aircraft, warships, tanks, armoured vehicles, artillery, missiles and small arms to over 100 countries including repressive regimes. BAE has sold billions of pounds worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, and is currently finalising a deal to supply fighter jets despite Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen, a conflict that is taking a particular toll on children. Thousands of children and civilians have died in the conflict, while millions more face famine and disease with the destruction of infrastructure. Save the Children say 12.3 million children in Yemen are in need of humanitarian assistance. A recent parlimentary report says that British arms sales to Saudi Arabia are causing ‘significant civilian casualties’ in Yemen and are probably illegal. Yet BAE Systems continues to sell weapons to the regime. Last year we forced BAE Systems to withdraw as a sponsor of the Great Exhibition of the North. We need to show that BAE Systems is not welcome at any family festivals until it stops arming repressive regimes. The 2019 Festival of Making must #dropBAE
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  • Access to shelter to become a human right
    To ensure all those residing in the UK have access to shelter which provides long term security, safety and structure, allowing for reduced stigma regarding social housing, grounding in rights for tenants and an environment where prosperity in education, employment, health and family life is plausible.
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