The presidential administration of Barack Obama has promised to respond to any petition on petitions.whitehouse.gov gaining more than 100,000 signatures in 30 days or less. On June 22, 2013, the petition to pardon civil liberties whistleblower Edward Snowden surpassed a hundred thousand signatures, only 14 days after the petition was started.
In a post two days ago, I noted the many venues and many ways in which the Mayday Super PAC and its leader Lawrence Lessig pledged to stop their fundraising juggernaut once they reached their predetermined threshold. The Mayday PAC made this pledge part of
On June 22 2013, the petition to pardon civil liberties whistleblower Edward Snowden surpassed a hundred thousand signatures, and has continued to gather signatures since, reaching 161,223 signatures today. It’s that 100,000 mark that’s crucial, though, because this isn’t just any old ordinary petition; it’s