White House Petition in U.S. Declare Pakistan State of Sponsor Terror :- Declare Pakistan State of Sponsor Terror’ became the most popular US petition ever as more than 50,000 new signatures have been added to the final count of the White House petition demanding to declare Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism.
The petition – We the people ask the administration to declare Pakistan, State Sponsor of Terrorism (HR 6069), was archived by the White House on Monday with 613,830 signatures.
The number of signatures on the petition had increased to 665,769, a jump of 51,939 signs by the yesterday afternoon.
This is believed to be the most popular White House petition so far because this petition has received the highest number of signatures. Before this petition, no one White House petition had not crossed the 350,000 signature.
So far, there has been no explanation from the White House. It is possible that these signatures before the petition was closed by the White House, were added to the final tally after being duly verified.
In the process, it became the first-ever petition to cross half a million mark. The final count as of now stands at 665,769 signatures, a day after it was closed for signature.
The petition – charges against the 47 US Senators in violation of the Logan Act in attempting to undermine a nuclear agreement, in April 2015 appears to be the second most popular petition with 320,000 signatures.
As per a website – WHpetitions.info – which keeps track of unanswered petitions, 323 White House petitions have met their signature thresholds so far.
Baloch-Americans have also launched their own petition on “Free Balochistan from Pakistan’s illegal occupation”.