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n a prayer making a request on behalf of one's self.
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Electronic petitioning is already widely used in countries around the globe.
Electronic petitioning provides an additional avenue for Canadians to make their voices heard and contribute to the democratic process.
Critics of electronic petitioning often point to instances where frivolous issues are given undue public attention in other countries.
Before I conclude, allow me to bring up certain other points that concern the petitioning of the National Assembly.
Having said this, I do not believe that it is up to the President alone to establish the procedural framework for the petitioning of the Assembly.
Because the challenge of collecting signatures online has proven virtually prohibitive in some jurisdictions, it may prove worthwhile to consider providing support for petitioners on this crucial piece of the petitioning process when designing a system.
Do electronic petitioning systems necessarily stimulate broader voter engagement and increased political participation?
Perhaps the biggest problem with the petitioning system is its apparent lack of oversight, essentially turning the well-intentioned forum into just another crowdsourcing website.
A White House spokesperson did not respond to a request for comment about the petitioning guidelines.
Even during economic recessions planters and other employers were still petitioning the Prison Commission in considerable numbers for the release of convicts into their care.