The European Citizen’s Initiative “One of us” has already collected over one million signatures all over Europe.
With this achievement “One of us” becomes the second European Citizens’ Initiative to reach the requirements established by the Commission.
ECI rules petitions require a minimum number of signatures in at least 7 member states. As of today, 11 countries (Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Spain) have fulfilled this requirement.. In addition, over 1,000,000 citizens have supported the petition by signing it, thus contributing to fulfil the other requirement.
Today 1.013.182 European citizens that want to express the concern of European society as a whole on the need of greater protection of the human embryo. We are closer to our objective, namely to change the future of the embryonic stem cell research industry across Europe, defend the life of the weakest and protect human life.
1,000,000 EU citizens supporting the protection of the human embryo in Europe is a great success and a remarkable milestone for us. We appreciate the support of so many and will continue campaigning to pass an even stronger message to the European Commission and demand the whole protection of the human being as the first and fundamental right in our society.
“One of Us” will continue collecting signatures to ensure that the voices of as many people in as many different countries as possible are heard. On September 22 we will celebrate the European Day in support of the initiative “One of us”: Click & Sign Now! This day a joint collection of signatures in support of the initiative “One of us” will be organized in all countries of the European Union. The collection will involve all organizations working in defense of the human life in Europe.
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