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White House now requires ‘We the People’ petitions to have 100,000 signatures for official response

Posted By yihan On January 16, 2013 @ 10:59 am In Tile,U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Neil Munro
The DailyCaller [1]
January 16, 2013

President Barack Obama’s deputies have quadrupled the number of signatures that petitioners on the administration’s “We the People” website must collect to get an official response from the White House, following a series of popular, provocative and disrespectful signature drives by his critics.

Some of the petitions sought approval for states to secede after Obama’s re-election, while others called on the White House to disavow executive orders that restrict gun rights, or to deport CNN’s British-born, progressive host Piers Morgan.

“Starting today, as we move into a second term, petitions must receive 100,000 signatures in 30 days in order to receive an official response from the Obama Administration,” said an early evening Jan. 15 statement from Macon Phillips, the White House’s digital strategy director.

“This new threshold applies only to petitions created from this point forward and is not retroactively applied to ones that already exist.”

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[1] The DailyCaller: http://dailycaller.com/2013/01/16/white-house-now-requires-we-the-people-petitions-to-have-100000-signatures-for-official-response/

[2] White House website deluged with secession petitions from 20 states: http://www.prisonplanet.com/white-house-website-deluged-with-secession-petitions-from-20-states.html

[3] Petition to Try Feinstein For Treason Reaches Threshold For White House Response: http://www.prisonplanet.com/petition-to-try-feinstein-for-treason-reaches-threshold-for-white-house-response.html

[4] White House petitions call for federal charges against Zimmerman: http://www.prisonplanet.com/white-house-petitions-call-for-federal-charges-against-zimmerman.html

[5] White House staff: Our petition website sure is dumb, huh?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/white-house-staff-our-petition-website-sure-is-dumb-huh.html

[6] Petition to Deport Piers Morgan Achieves Target For White House Response: http://www.prisonplanet.com/petition-to-deport-piers-morgan-achieves-target-for-white-house-response.html

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