Do online petitions work?

Answer On One Hand: Why Should They?Online petitions often have no outlined plan of action. No one knows where they ultimately go, which may be nowhere, or who the petition will be given to and when. Poli... Read More »

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Are online petitions worthwhile?

On One Hand: They Can Be UsefulCertain legitimate organizations, such as political action committees, use online petitions effectively. The PAC, for example, began in 1998 as a simple on... Read More »

Do email petitions work?

On One Hand: Email Petitions Are Usually a Waste of TimeThe prevailing consensus is that email petitions rarely work. Not only do they lack the legal weight of paper petitions, they seem to circula... Read More »

What Are Petitions?

If you have ever disagreed with an aspect of society, or wanted to promote social change, you have already likely encountered a petition of some sort. Petitions can be described as official motions... Read More »

Who signs petitions?

Petitions are formal requests or complaints sent to a government or institution. They are usually organized by a group that sends out individuals to collect signatures from as many people as possib... Read More »