In a move that came as a shock to many both in Britain and the world at large, U.K. voters on Thursday opted to leave the European Union. Just under half of voters were opposed to the hotly debated referendum, whose full effects and implications will likely take years to fully manifest. In response, a petition has been launched calling for new stipulations to the process — namely, that if either the Leave or Remain vote is less than 60% based on a turnout of less than 75%, there should be another referendum.
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A number of celebrities — who, based on public calls to action, appear to have largely been in favor of remaining in the EU — have both signed and drawn attention to the do-over request. “Sign, if you’d like to,” tweeted James Corden. “I have.” He was joined by several others:
.@David_Cameron Should probably use your hotmail address when you sign.… https://t.co/kuceBSCwW1
— rob delaney (@robdelaney) June 25, 2016
Worth a shot! Please sign: https://t.co/FkhqLdMZVI
— Tom Cullen (@tom_cullen) June 25, 2016
Incredible how many have signed this in the space of a day: https://t.co/Bp1L3RlcB1
— James Purefoy (@JamesPurefoy) June 25, 2016
Momentum is mounting…get signing people: https://t.co/ldLjvmusz8
— James Norton (@jginorton) June 25, 2016
Sign the petition, sign the petition, sign the petition!! Let’s mobilise! https://t.co/HTt8HwUDx1 #Remain #SaveBritiain
— Erin Richards (@ErinRRichards) June 25, 2016
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The petition, which is hoted on the UK Government and Parliament’s official venue for such matters, currently boasts more than 3.3 million signees.
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