Petition to Remove Super Bowl From Houston

This is a petition I am ready to get behind!


Posted by Melanie Nathan, November, 03, 2015.

After yesterday’s vote in Houston, Texas that repealed anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people, a petition has sprung up on calling for the NFL to relocate the 2017 Super Bowl from Houston.

Michael Jones, Deputy Managing Director, North America, notes:-

super bowl “The petition, started by football fan Ben Douthett, urges the NFL to take a stand on behalf of LGBT equality and avoid scheduling Super Bowls in Houston until the city reinstates protections for LGBT citizens. Houston residents voted yesterday to repeal a previous law that offered non-discrimination protections to LGBT citizens, after a campaign waged by anti-gay activists. The vote makes Houston now the largest American city without protections for LGBT citizens.

Says petition starter Douthett:

“By pulling the game from Houston, the NFL can demonstrate its commitment to equality, freedom and justice in a truly meaningful way.”

“It should be…

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