Petition to Stop Second Brexit Vote Hits 100,000 Signatures in Weeks

Breitbart | 10/30/2018 | Staff
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More than 100,000 people have signed an online Government petition to demand the Brexit referendum is not rerun and “ensure democracy rules.”

Breaching the 100,000 threshold does not automatically mean a debate will take place in Parliament, but it does mean the Government will respond in nine days and consider triggering a debate.

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The petition was set up towards the end of October when hundreds of thousands joined a “People’s Vote march” in London calling for the 2016 referendum to be rerun and even overturned.

The petition, which at the time of writing has been signed by more than 101,500 people, states:

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“Although not legally binding the referendum on whether we stay or leave the EU carried out on the 23rd June 2016 was the clearest indicator of the will of the electorate.

“At that time our Prime Minister David Cameron assured us that the result of the referendum would be carried out. We must ensure democracy rules.”

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Speaking in Norway Tuesday, Prime Minister Theresa May insisted she would not trigger a second referendum saying: “There will be no second referendum on Brexit.”

She also...
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