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25 Amazing, Official White House Petitions

These are all real petitions curently on file with the White House and created by citizens like you!

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Our Right...

The right to petition your government is enshrined in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. The Obama Administration recently launched the "We the People" section of Whitehouse.gov. Now, anyone can petition the White House for anything, and a petition that gets 25,000 electronic signatures will get an official review.

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3. Issue postage stamps that depict & promote breastfeeding.

petitions.whitehouse.gov / Via time.com

"The USPS & Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee have a history of raising social awareness through the US stamp program. This worthy tradition of promoting positive social changes can be harnessed in support of breastfeeding as it is a very worthy issue to support and promote!"

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7. Revoke the medical licence of a "neighborhood drug dealer" disguised as a doctor.

petitions.whitehouse.gov / Via http://New%20Line%20Cinema%20

"Revoke the medical license of Dr. John Mubang, a neighborhood drug dealer disguised as an internist in Seffner, Florida!"

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16. Impeach New York's Governor.

AP/Mike Groll / Via petitions.whitehouse.gov

"Andrew Cuomo has violated our 2nd amendment rights more than any other elected official before him. We sacrifice enough rights as it is in New York State, and we are now being penalized and law abiding citizens now felons, because of sick individuals in other states."

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25. Get Rid of Petitions.WhiteHouse.Gov

petitions.whitehouse.gov

"It is clear that this annoying and utterly useless website is designed to nothing more than channel political activism into a cul-de-sac, and therefore we request you stop this irritating sideshow and shut down petitions.whitehouse.gov."

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