I dunno, it might be close! From Family First. The organisers originally had a shortfall of 18,027 signatures after the audit of the original 324,216 signatures submitted in April. However, since then, more than 50,000 signatures have been collected. These will be submitted before the deadline of the end of the month.
Tag: Smacking Petition
No Plot to Avoid Referendum – Just More Slander
No Right Turn performs a public service and explains to all us simpletons how the Government Statistician’s numbers appeared to be so wrong. The Government Statistician checked 29,501, and found that 25,754 (87.3%) were valid. Multiply that proportion by the 324,511 and you get 283,294 – just 1,733 signatures short of the number required. So… Continue reading No Plot to Avoid Referendum – Just More Slander
TV3 – Objective Journalism out the Window on Smacking
Was watching TV3 at 7:30, and their news updated reported that the smacking petition had “failed” because “people cheated by signing more than once”. Quite aside from the fact that the petition has not failed, it paints those who signed as dishonest where reality is that all petitions have this. The real story here is… Continue reading TV3 – Objective Journalism out the Window on Smacking