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Example Sentences for "petition"

My uncle in Idaho would like to petition my grandmother in Mexico to come to the UWe signed a petition asking the government to outlaw the hunting of grizzly bears until an accurate count of their numbers has been made.

My uncle in Idaho would like to petition my grandmother in Mexico to come to the U.S.

A citizen's group presented a petition to the government urging them to preserve the virgin forest as a park.

The suspect's lawyers have filed a petition for all charges to be dropped due to a lack of concrete evidence.

The father of the children is petitioning the courts to allow him joint custody now that his financial situation has improved.

Students at the university are circulating a petition asking the government to freeze tuition fees at current levels.

The company filed a bankruptcy petition to stop collection and enforcement actions by their creditors.

The government was presented with a petition signed by over 250,000 people.

A local cycling group is circulating a petition asking the government to install more bike routes throughout the city.

It is easy to sign a petition in support of a cause, but it is much more effective to spend a little time working on finding a solution to the problem.

The American softwood lumber industry is petitioning their government to increase tariffs on Canadian softwood products for what it considers unfair trade practices.

In 1956, Julius Nyerere petitioned for Tanganyika's independence in a speech to the United Nations.

Woodrow Wilson once observed that in the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread; no one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.

Discussion question: Have you ever signed a petition? What was it about?

Find someone who has signed a petition.


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