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Petitioning UK Electoral commission, The Sun, European Parliament, UK Parliament, BBC

General Election Fraud 2017

It has come to my attention that apart from the normal abuse of our postal voting system, during the General Election 2017 large numbers of students voted twice - once in their university constituency and once in their home constituency. This is indeed allowed at local election level but is subject to a fine of 5000 GBP at general election level. The UK led the world with its democracy, we were a shining beacon for others to follow. Let's not make British Democracy a laughing stock for the world. We the undersigned demand a full investigation be carried out and if electoral fraud on a large scale is found we demand swift action be taken.        

rhys james
40,284 supporters
Petitioning The Sun

Sack The Sun journalist Dan Wooton For Online Bullying

Dan Wootton has been giving out FAKE news articles for years. He has publicly outted someone, shamed people for hiv and recently his  professionalism has been at an all time low, after tweeting demeaning tweets to Lauren jauregui. He has forced people to answer questions that were blacklisted and then went on twitter to call them shady and start drama between a member and current the one of the biggest girl groups in the world, Fifth Harmony. We want him FIRED for  unprofessionalism and we want him fired NOW. Also buy Fifth Harmony's self titled album August 25th on iTunes, pre-ordering is available now.

Pamela Williams
2,768 supporters
Petitioning Welsh Government, Jeremy Corbyn MP, David Cameron MP, The Sun, Owen Smith MP, UK Parliament, Justine greenling

Same sex partner on the birth certificate

Change the law to allow both female partners in a lesbian relationship have their name on a child's birth certificate if they are not married So a lot of society still seam to think that the world has changed so much and the LGBT community have so many equal rights now, but the truth is we are still fighting for equality and that's what I'm doing here today by starting this petition. So me and my beautiful life partner have been together for 5 years now and 3 years ago we decided to take our relationship to the next level and start to plan for our own little family.Now for a gay couple this is not easy it takes a lot of planning and costs a lot of money, so we looked in to IVF and soon realised that we could not afford the cost privately and that the NHS would not help us because of our sexuality however hope was not lost as we did find some web sites that help couples who are in same sex relationships, single women and heterosexual couples conceive by offering free sperm donations. How this worked is that men from all over the world would offer their sperm to couples like me and my partner to help us start our dream of having a family.So after months and months of speaking to these amazing men who are so selfless in what they do for others we finally found the person who would change our lives forever. He donated sperm to us only once and we then went through the artificial insemination process in the comfort of our own home, 2 weeks later we done a pregnancy test and we could not believe our eyes ours dream had come true my amazing partner was finally pregnant with our first baby. Once I found out I was soon going to be a mummy I made some phone calls to family law solicitors to see if I could be put on the birth certificate when the baby was born and to my disappointment and shock this would not be and here is the reason. I could not be on the birth certificate of my beautiful baby girl because my partner and I were not married before conception, yet if we had gone through a registered clinic I would of been. Also and this is the really upsetting part, a woman can take any man to the registry office and put his name on a child's birth certificate yet ME a woman who has helped create this life just as much as my partner, Me a woman who has been there from pregnancy to birth, who has worked and provided for this child day in day out, who loves her daughter unconditionally, ME her mother I cannot be on my own daughters birth certificate because I am not married to my partner! How is that equality? Why does marriage make us stronger, it does not! I have committed the rest of my life to my partner so why would marriage change that. We are now pregnant with our second baby due in just only 2 weeks time (same sperm donor) and again I face the same discrimination because of my sex and sexuality. For my children to be legally mine and for me to have parental rights I must now adopt and I cannot do this until the new child has lived with me for 6 months, it's discussing how the LGBT community, gay couples and family's are still treated so unfairly. Please help me change this law so I can finally be what I so rightfully deserve and that's a mother to my children legally on their birth certificates. Thank you

Natalie Thomas
2,686 supporters
Petitioning East Sussex County Council, John Whittingdale, UK Parliament, The Sun, Jeremy Corbyn MP, The Argus, Eastbourne Herald, IPSO

Change in the laws of the reporting of sensitive topics by newspapers

We want the laws surrounding sensitive stories being used in newspaper articles changed. There needs to be laws to protect families and loved ones from having information shared so publicly. Media sources should not be able to access the private details of stories. Recently there has been a reoccurring problem with newspapers and media outlets publishing indepth details of people's deaths. Details that sometimes loved ones still did not know. This causes extra distress to an already impossible situation for so many. Often this is done without any consent from the relatives. We have decided to pursue this change as recently we all experienced indescribable pain when we read the personal details of our friends suicide. These were published without permission from any relatives or even the courtesy of letting them know it was going to be public. Many parts of these articles were untrue and twisted. Other parts were as detailed as the method, assumed reasons and her final words. All of which were not public, even to many of her close friends. There was no purpose to having these parts in the article other than to make it more of an interesting read. It goes without saying that this was extremely distressing to all those close to her that had to read it. Sadly this is not an isolated case. We have had many others contact us who have had to go through the same ordeal. This needs to change. The families and friends need to be given consideration. Enough heart ache is experienced after a loss, it should not be  exacerbated and prolonged. #notanewsstory

2,163 supporters
Petitioning BBC, ITV, Metro, The Sun, The Mirror, The Telegraph, BBC, The Guardian, The Observer

Highlight the Violence Vegans and Animals Have Received

Since the BBC interviewed a farmer who claimed that ‘vegans send death threats’ and then later admitted to the media that she had ‘never received death threats myself’ the media has completely blown up and falsely slandered vegans with no evidence whatsoever of “death threats.” Vegans have been branded as ‘militant’ by the media for using our right to peacefully protest which is the completely opposite of militant as no vegan has ever expressed their beliefs with a knife or gun unlike fox hunters or slaughterhouse workers.  Since the animal rights movement begun many peaceful activists have been assaulted and even murdered like the animals they speak up for. The evidence for these injustices exist unlike the supposed death threats to farmers yet have gone almost completely ignored by media.  Animal rights activists deserve to have their acknowledgement of the violence we have received just for expressing a different belief! We deserve to have our side of the story told as to the struggles the movement has gone through so far since the 1960s and exactly why we care so much for the animals that we seek to defend. 

Jake Jordan
2,003 supporters
Petitioning The sun newspaper

Demand a public apology from the sun newspaper

A good man who makes great cosmetic products has been harassed by the sun newspaper. Nathan Lippitt from lippitts cosmetics has been making his lipstick shades and asking his customers for ideas to name each shade. This is a lovely gesture which enables Nathan's customers and fans to feel involved in his cosmetics journey. The latest shade has been named lizzy after the young girl who sadly died in a car crash. Nathan had permission from Lizzies mother to do this in memory of her daughter. This would have been a lovely memorial until The reporter from the sun turned up at Nathan's parents house to harass him. Claiming that Nathan never had permission, took his photo and then went on to portray him as a monster in the article calling him heartless. Nathan is a loving, caring man and would never intentionally upset anyone. I think the sun newspaper should make a public apology to Nathan. This article could affect his business and has upset Nathan and all his customers. 

Debbie Steele
1,397 supporters
Petitioning Snapchat, The Sun, Daily Mail, Rupert Murdoch, Paul Dacre, Gary Lineker

Removal of "The Sun" and "Daily Mail" from Snapchat

Currently the popular social media platform "Snapchat" has a mixture of online platforms, TV channels and more traditional print media outlets which are integrated into every users account to allow daily stories and highlights. Some examples of these are The Economist, Buzzfeed, Vice, Food Network, Sky Sports as well as others. Generally these will provide short news stories or videos from their parent sites for Snapchat users to view daily.  However, amongst these are the British tabloid newspapers The Sun and The Daily Mail, known for spreading hateful messages - often in regards to world news, refugees, asylum seekers and politics - and promoting the shaming of females and celebrities in all aspects of life.  While people can choose to avoid these newspapers in print, which has been shown in a recent decline in readership, promotion on a platform such as Snapchat which has a huge usage by young people creates the idea that these stories are ok. At the time of writing this Daily Mail's top promoted story is Kendall Jenner with a blemish on her face being circled in red talking about her acne problems! Universal access on a platform such as Snapchat means that these stories are in your face without 'permission' or from personally searching them out.  On top of this the promotion of these also leads to Snapchat seemingly promoting the very hateful messages these publications have been known to hold. Successful efforts have been made to stop advertisers such as Lego from advertising in The Sun and a similar approach is suggested here. A boycott of the stories by Snapchat users and a push for the removal of the publishers from the platform is wanted and needed.                 

Siobhan Parish
372 supporters
Petitioning The Sun

Stop 'The Sun' Reporting on the England Football Squad Before and During the WorldCup 2018

Before and During each major football tournament the English press try and ruin all of our players' confidence. This year 'The Sun' has targeted Raheem Sterling. In our first warm up/friendly game against Nigeria, manager Gareth Southgate said he had to pick him and support him because of all the negative attention he has received in the press, and Raheem played like a man under heavy scrutiny. We want our players playing to their best and give us something to cheer about on the football pitch rather than moaning about tattoos or other nonsense!  C'mon England    

Freddie Stannard
220 supporters
Petitioning The Sun, Transport For London

Rename Southgate underground station "Gareth Southgate" station

We need to appreciate and celebrate the fantastic work that Gareth Southgate has done for the England football team at the 2018 World Cup and honour this by renaming Southgate underground station to Gareth Southgate station

jed overton
214 supporters
Petitioning Theresa May MP, Boris Johnson MP, Sadiq Khan, The Sun, The British Council, Sarah Jones, Banardos

Help me get my baby girl back and stop social services taking wanted babies!

I had my daughter forcefully removed from my care without sufficient reasoning behind their decision.  Me and my daughter have an incredibly close bond which is visible to everyone. I was discriminated against because of my age and I am not laying down and having it.  So many mums who love and cherish their children are in my same position I want my daughter back at home where she should be with her family that love her dearly and want her home!  I’m suffering very badly and miss my daughter. She’s two and a half and she is about to be permanently placed with a family whom she don’t know it’s wrong and disgusting and I think as a community we need to make a stand against it.  My daughter hasn’t come to any harm in my care NEVER and she never would my daughter is my world she never wanted for nothing and to have her taken under false pretences is heartbreaking!  Social services are there to help but they don’t they destroy family’s and ruin our children’s lives!  Please share this and help me make a stand against this!  I want and need my princess back ���

Georgia Maul
158 supporters