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Oakland Mayor and City Council: Suspend our "sister-city" relationship with anti-gay Russian city

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Oakland Mayor and City Council: Suspend our "sister-city" relationship with anti-gay Russian city

To be delivered to Mayor Jean Quan

Petition Statement

Please immediately pass a resolution suspending the "sister-city" relationship between Oakland and Nakhodka, Russia. We can and should send a message: we value and cherish our lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender residents and will not tolerate discrimination against our LGBT brothers and sisters by a sister city.
There are currently 931 signatures. NEW goal - We need 1,000 signatures!

Petition Background

The city of Oakland should send a clear message that violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender citizens of Russia is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

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