Dear A&E Network,

I am writing to you regarding your network's intolerant, discriminatory, and punitive treatment of Mr. Phil Robertson, star of A&E's #1 hit show, Duck Dynasty.

Mr. Robertson’s comments in GQ Magazine are simply reflective of a Biblical view of sexuality, marriage, and family – a view that has stood the test of time for thousands of years and continues to be held by the majority of Americans and today’s world as a whole.

Many members of the LGBT community may not agree with this view, but the notion that a free-thinking American should be discriminated against simply for expressing a perspective that is in conflict with another is patently un-American and flies in the face of true tolerance and civility. A&E's position, which in your own words is “championing” the gay and lesbian community — which I believe you have the freedom to do — excludes the views of Faith Driven Consumers and effectively censors a legitimate viewpoint held by the majority of Americans.

As a Faith Driven Consumer, I am signing this petition to demand that my views be treated with equality and respect in America’s rich rainbow of diversity.

I am asking your network to immediately reinstate Mr. Robertson to Duck Dynasty, and to formally apologize to him, his family, and the millions of viewers who tune in every week, stand by him, and share his worldview. While the LGBT community may be offended by his opposing viewpoint, your rash, discriminatory, and unfair treatment toward Mr. Robertson — a recognized symbol of the faith community — is a slap in the face to Faith Driven Consumers and everyday Americans alike.

There are 46 million Faith Driven Consumers in America today who spend 1.75 trillion dollars annually. Should you refuse to equally respect and welcome our legitimately held views, we will gladly stop watching this and all other A&E programming and turn to any reformulation of Duck Dynasty on another network – while simultaneously supporting brands that stand with the show and the Robertson family.


John Q. Public



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  • Anita Brittain
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  • Glynda Bumpus
    I am lost for words…..still in shock about this ordeal!
  • Stacy Moore
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  • rhonda tucker
    phil is the show love him
  • Carlos Saenz
    He was asked a guestion. He answerit. He has a right to his opinion and beliefs. If the gay community is o.k. with the way they live why would they be. Offended
  • Roxanna Huesby
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  • Charles Howard
    What has happened to Freedom of Speech? USA is heading to a Socialist Nation
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  • Sally Fanta
    This is A&E showing their intolerance for Christians who abide by their Biblical teaching! This is a 1st Amendment right as well as a religious right! My family and I have decided that we will stop watching A&E totally if they don’t reinstate Phil and apologize for their unacceptable behavior towards Phil!

    Shame on A&E and God Bless Phil!
  • Cyndi Wilkins
    Christians have free speech too!
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    I stand with Phil and support him 100%!!