President Obama is in the UK this week. Ahead of his visit a row has developed over whether he should 'interfere' in the upcoming in or out EU referendum scheduled for June.
As Tory Boris Johnson noted the USA would never in a million years hand over even a tiny part of government abroad.
Unlike the UK that has been happy to outsource any and everything.
As people still weigh up their voting options foreign interference will not be constructive and may act like reverse psychology.
But Mr Obama the British people would like to ask that you halt the TTIP trade deal. The following is 38 Degress petition.
Obama: Please stop negotiations of the TTIP trade deal.
To Barack Obama
Welcome to Britain.
While you’re here, you’ll see the parts of our country that British people are most proud of. You’ll visit parliament, the home of our democracy, you’ll see the hospitals and ambulances of our NHS, and you’ll eat food produced by hard-working British farmers.
But you’ll also meet with our Prime Minister to discuss TTIP - the trade deal with America that could put all of this at risk.
British people believe that no trade deal should give corporations more power than people. There are better ways of working together. Please stop negotiations of the TTIP trade deal.
[Sign the petition https://speakout.38degrees.org.uk/campaigns/793]
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He gives shelter to orphaned children and the destitute, free medical care, drug rehabilitation services and disaster relief. In times of trouble Edhi’s ambulances roam where even the law enforcement agencies do not. Edhi has worked selflessly for several decades in serving the people of our great nation.
Thanks to Edhi’s efforts, supported by his equally inspirational partner and wife, Bilquis Edhi, emergency and trauma care has been transformed in Pakistan and is now available to everyone irrespective of gender, class, caste, social standing or age.
As an educator, humanitarian and social activist, I have read about the essence of humanity but have only seen true humanity in motion through the efforts of Edhi and his Foundation.
With each passing day I am only too well aware of Edhi’s failing health, which began to rapidly deteriorate over the last twelve months. With this in mind, I would like to stress the urgency in Edhi being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2016 in recognition of his services to the people of Pakistan.
He is not only a leading light in my home country, he is a global firebrand who will continue to lead the way in inspiring others through his legacy. Please show your support for Edhi by signing this petition and raising your voice with me for this living legend who has transformed the lives of so many and sets an example to each of us about how to live our lives.
I'm signing this petition started by my father calling on our world leaders to nominate Abdul Sattar Edhi for the Nobel Peace Prize 2016. Abdul Sattar Edhi continues working tirelessly for humanity - he inspires me everyday! Edhi serves the most vulnerable, voiceless and unheard people in Pakistan.
He is a true role model for each and everyone of us. I urge you all to join me in honouring the work of Edhi and his Foundation.
Read the petition in English here Urdu here and in Pashto here.
Compulsory microchipping does not work without compulsory scanning and responsible owners are being let down as we have to rely on a 'Duty of Care' which doesn't work now!
As the owner of rescued dogs I am all too aware of the benefits of microchipping an animal but it has to be a fully thought out procedure.
Presumably there would be some cost involved in vets, rescue centre staff and authorities scanning all dogs that pass through their care but it would be negligible.
Follow this link to sign the petition; tightening the rules will help protect our pets and rescue missing or stolen dogs.
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