Petition – Not In My Name

Written By: - Date published: 7:11 am, February 26th, 2015 - 5 comments
Categories: accountability, activism, iraq, war - Tags: ,

A petition to oppose sending troops to Iraq has gained over 9,000 signatures in its first 24 hours.

You can sign the petition here.

Tell John Key that he may be deciding to send troops to Iraq on your behalf, but he is not acting in your name. #NOTINMYNAME

5 comments on “Petition – Not In My Name”

  1. Dorothy 1

    Not in my name , I was glad to sign this, in my sadness yesterday.
    I am grateful for the work Action Station are doing .
    Will this be the issue that wakes NZers up to the benign smiling PM
    who On Tuesday in Parliament looked deranged and disingenuous with his rant.

  2. Philip Ferguson 2

    Veteran activist Don Franks on the deployment:
    https://rdln.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/war-pigs/

  3. Philip Ferguson 3

    If Key is so keen, let [r0b: I don’t think it is fair to target them by name, they aren’t to blame] sign up to go to Iraq.

    Meanwhile here’s veteran activist Don Franks on the deployment:
    https://rdln.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/war-pigs/

    • Murray Rawshark 3.1

      I agree with Don. Little’s opposition is weak to non-existent. Russell Norman was good and got to the crux of the matter – the desire to be mates with Washington will have us doing this over and over again.

  4. HumPrac 4

    To everyone,
    If you really want to sign a petition – “put your money where your mouth is”…Pull your funding. Tell your work employer that you do not support the invading of another country and therefore you want your tax money to be withheld. That is the ONLY way to get what ‘the people’ want when it comes to foreign policy!
    Anything short of that will not have any impact on our foreign policies.
    You may need to work for yourself, or find a job working for someone who does not support invading other countries.
    You support the war with your tax money. Find a way out, or take responsibility for invading another country.
    Same with all policies you are not happy with, pull your funding until you are happy with the policies (a bit of compromise will be necessary).
    However, NEVER compromise when it comes to war. Always pull your funding if you are not happy with policy related to war. Money is the only language they hear when it comes to important issues/subjects.

    This style of societal input would ensure that the policies in place would be what the people want, rather than what a puppet gets told to put in place by corporate interests. We, the people, cause this to not be in place because we are weak minded and fearful of the government. We are bound to our tax obligation through fear NOT through being moral.

    *Sorry, I don’t usually follow up replies when I leave comments like this. If i want back and forth dialogue, I would write the comment in a friendlier format.

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