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    Re: Have You Ever Signed a Petition?

    i signed a petition for a ballot initiative that would have kept one of our town elementary schools open after our governor slashed education. it made the ballot, and then failed.

    i also signed a petition to help a veteran get on the ballot to run for governor. i didn't agree with any of his positions, but i figured if he put his ass on the line for the country, he had more than earned my signature. he didn't make the ballot, though.

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    Re: Have You Ever Signed a Petition?

    A few times. Took me years to stop getting junk mail from them.

    I don't sign petitions anymore.

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    Re: Have You Ever Signed a Petition?

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    It's exactly as the title says, have you ever signed a petition? If so, what petition did you sign and what was the outcome? I recently signed my first petition and I was wondering how many members of DP have also done so or believe that they are valuable and can enact changes.
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    "I support and oppose many things, but not strongly enough to pick up a pen." - Bender Bending Rodriguez
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    Re: Have You Ever Signed a Petition?

    No I don't, because as I learn my opinions grow and often change.

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    Re: Have You Ever Signed a Petition?

    I signed a petition requesting that the Health Minister work to increase the donor rates. Not sure of outcome as it was recently.

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    Re: Have You Ever Signed a Petition?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gina View Post
    We have state liquor stores here. You can buy beer and wine from any licensed retailer, but liquor is limited to state run stores and there are usually only one or two in a medium sized town. The prices are incredible and the selection is not even close to what you can find at a corner store in most other states.

    We've petitioned over and again to allow it to be sold in any licensed store, like Costco.
    And I thought our liquor laws were ridiculous...
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    Re: Have You Ever Signed a Petition?

    Peddling booze does vary a lot across the country.

    PA has separate beer/wine and then hard liquor stores. North Mexico has a modest selection of hard liquor in gas stations. Oklahoma has 3.2 'over the counter' beer- 6 point beer, wine and hard liquor all in one 'ABC' store.

    Texas is funny, sell it all any in grocery stores but all the way down to the town level can vote to be dry.

    Took quite a drive to get Burkburnett Texas 'wet'. Even though the entire county was wet, the Church Leaders predicted Sodom on the Red River if the tiny town opened a liquor store. Still waiting for the first sign of pillars of salt.

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    I signed one against drilling and fracking in our community.
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    Re: Have You Ever Signed a Petition?

    Quote Originally Posted by notquiteright View Post
    Peddling booze does vary a lot across the country.

    PA has separate beer/wine and then hard liquor stores. North Mexico has a modest selection of hard liquor in gas stations. Oklahoma has 3.2 'over the counter' beer- 6 point beer, wine and hard liquor all in one 'ABC' store.

    Texas is funny, sell it all any in grocery stores but all the way down to the town level can vote to be dry.

    Took quite a drive to get Burkburnett Texas 'wet'. Even though the entire county was wet, the Church Leaders predicted Sodom on the Red River if the tiny town opened a liquor store. Still waiting for the first sign of pillars of salt.
    Might just be Harris county then, because liquor is only sold in liquor stores, but you can get wine and beer almost anywhere, and you're ****ed if you empty your bottle saturday night. No bars open, and no sale of liquor. It's ****ing gay.
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