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We the People: Pardon Edward Snowden

The White House petition calling for President Obama to immediately and unconditionally pardon Edward Snowden for informing the American public about the NSA’s surveillance schemes reached its goal of 100,000 signatures less than two weeks after its launch on 9 June 2013.

The petiton had gained over 168,000 signatures, by the time the White House gave its response almost two years later. The response asserted that Snowden’s actions had caused unspecified “harm” without engaging with the substance of petitioners’ concerns.

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Sign the petition: We the People: Pardon Edward Snowden