White House petition to declare Pakistan terror sponsor gets record support

As per the petition the Obama Administration is expected to respond to the petition within 60 days.

By: PTI | Washington | Updated: October 2, 2016 6:22 pm
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An online White House petition seeking to designate Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism has gained a record half a million signatures, five times the number needed to get a response from the Obama Administration.

The petition was created on September 21 by a person who identified himself by initials RG and the petition needed 1,00,000 signatures in 30 days to get a response from the White House.

The benchmark was reached in less than a week, and in less than two weeks, the petition, which now appears to be popular on the White House website, has crossed half a million signatures. As per the petition the Obama Administration is expected to respond to the petition within 60 days.

Supporters of the “We the People ask the Administration to declare Pakistan, State Sponsor of Terrorism” petition have set a goal of one million signatures. “We will not stop until we get 1000,000 signatures,” wrote Anju Preet, a scientist at Georgetown University who is associated with the petition on her Facebook Page.

“Its time to act now…let us all join hands in signing the petition with White House. Tag at least 10 of your friends and family if you feel your money should be used for welfare and not terrorism,” she said.

The petition comes after Congressman Ted Poe, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Terrorism, along with Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, introduced H R 6069, the Pakistan State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act in the House of Representatives.

Given that the window to sign the petition is open till October 21, the goal could well be achieved. In the last 24 hours, more than 100,000 people signed on the petition.

“This petition is important to the people of United State of America, India and many other countries which are continuously affected by Pakistan sponsored terrorism,” says the petition, created by RG.

An initiative of the US President Barack Obama, “We the People” online petition at the White House website provides a window to American citizens to campaign before the administration on a particular issue.

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    Kabali
    Oct 2, 2016 at 9:06 am
    Amazing. Are there only half a million brahmins leftover?
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      afzal ranjha
      Oct 2, 2016 at 10:29 am
      India is terrorist state. Kashmir is living proof where innocent people been killed every day. World is aware atrocity commited by India on daily basis.
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        Anti-corruption
        Oct 2, 2016 at 11:59 am
        Hahahahahaah
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          A Patel
          Oct 2, 2016 at 12:28 pm
          Why don't you look in your own neighborhood first rather than trolling into the Indian side. Every day there are terrorist killings occurring in stan due to its own doing of supporting various terror groups. Talk about your army's genocide in Baluchistan, Sindh and Northwest and their proxy terrorist groups running havoc in various parts within and outside of stan.
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            sandeep Agrawal
            Oct 2, 2016 at 12:47 pm
            Good job
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              Bob Bhatt
              Oct 2, 2016 at 12:19 pm
              China is doing business selling arms to terrorist groups.
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                DD
                Oct 2, 2016 at 1:27 pm
                Soon stan will be divided into 4 pieces. Insha Allah..lt;br/gt;Allah ki yahi marzi hai.lt;br/gt;Ameen
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                  Gaurav srivastava
                  Dec 24, 2016 at 7:30 pm
                  stan is is is a TERROR State
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                    Mahesh Surapaneni
                    Oct 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm
                    stan is is is a TERROR State
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                      Ashok Mazumdar
                      Oct 2, 2016 at 11:14 am
                      Bhaktas on Rick and Roll.
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                        MUTHTHU THEVAR
                        Oct 2, 2016 at 9:48 am
                        S stan 100 % terrorist century
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                          Prem Bansal
                          Oct 2, 2016 at 9:52 am
                          Good and now USA president should decide Pak as terrorist state .
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                            Div
                            Oct 2, 2016 at 10:58 am
                            awwwwww........wake up
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                              Sumit
                              Oct 2, 2016 at 9:13 am
                              Wow. Carry on my fellow Indians and other peace loving American people. Chase out these Pakkis and other terrorists from the USA and make USA and India infect free.
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                                sdas
                                Oct 2, 2016 at 1:19 pm
                                If you are a dumb Hindu, can you imagine his IQ who does not even how to write ? Have you ever heard of a term - rick and roll ?
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                                  Shyamal Ganguly
                                  Oct 2, 2016 at 12:27 pm
                                  Sorry Muslim for your agony!!! Are you crying? Need a towel? LOL.
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                                    Shyamal Ganguly
                                    Oct 2, 2016 at 12:25 pm
                                    What do you mean? Which Bhaktas? What is Rick and Roll? Are you using any Jihadi code? I am a dumb Hindu. Please educate me.
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                                      Maya
                                      Oct 2, 2016 at 11:07 am
                                      What will Barkha B do now? If that happens, her boyfriend/s ( who knows) will have to go in hiding. They might have to look for caves in the desert or a mansion under ISI protection. What will happen to their love story?
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                                        Uma Rao
                                        Oct 4, 2016 at 3:33 am
                                        I support declaring stan terror sponsor state
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                                          Vatsal Yajnik
                                          Oct 2, 2016 at 9:57 am
                                          Now it is crystal clear. Act on the will of the people in Democracy.
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                                            venzen00749
                                            Oct 2, 2016 at 12:57 pm
                                            stan = terror
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