The #IStandwithPhil petition surpassed its goal of 250,000 signatures which means A&E will have to immediately consider reinstating Robertson.
The petition accuses A&E of “intolerant, discriminatory, and punitive treatment” of Robertson and says his views are “simply reflective of a Biblical view of sexuality, marriage, and family.” It also calls for A&E to formally apologize to Robertson, his family and viewers of the program.
Many conservatives have rallied around the “Duck Dynasty” star, including Sarah Palin and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.
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