Things to know before you sign a petition Posted in: Opinions There have been a lot of petitions circulating in Bastrop County lately and there are certain things that every person needs to know before they sign a petition, because once you’ve signed the petition you cannot remove your signature. A petition is an opportunity for an individual to speak out about what matters the most to them and advocate for change. Whether the petition is for legislative change or to raise awareness of an issue, you need to be assure that the contents of the petition align with your own values and interests before you lend your support to it.PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!