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Change.org Users Love Duck Dynasty

Users of Change.org — a site famous for progresive-leaning online petitions — has gone all out for Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson. By 2 p.m. today, there were more than 120,000 total signatories on a host of petitions calling for A&E to lift its suspension of the redneck icon. That’s a lot of people, but it’s especially a lot of people for a site with verticals dedicated to Economic Justice, Sustainable Food, and Gay Rights. Per communications manager Megan Lubin, one petition was started by a woman who identifies herself as bisexual. One petition has more than 52,000 signatories. Another has nearly 65,000. One of the pro–Duck Dynasty petitions has top billing on the site’s homepage, sharing real estate with petitions calling for an American Idol alum to cancel a performance at SeaWorld because of the conditions of its animals and for Ikea to support LGBT people in Russia. And a perusal of search results for “Phil Robertson” didn’t show any petitions supporting A&E’s decision to suspend him. 

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