Independent Political Report
Via LP.org blog and email blast:
Get paid $2.50 per signature, or please donate to help pay for signatures, or I’m sorry but we’ll have to shut this drive down permanently in about a week.
Thuggish behavior by police and security in Oklahoma has prevented our petitioners from getting access to public places to collect signatures. Even the Oklahoma A.C.L.U. has been trying, but so far, failing, to help us get the police to stop harassing our petitioners and threatening to arrest them, even when we are petitioning legally on constitutionally protected places like public sidewalks near universities and art fairs.
We had hoped we could get this drive done for $2.00 per signature by early Fall. Winter’s almost here, which makes it harder to petition. We raised our price to $2.50 per signature weeks ago, we need 24,712 valid signatures, and we’re only about 1/3 of the way through…
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