Have you visited the petition?
If not, let me copy the only comment posted so far. It's hilarious!
ELECTROSHOCK ALL THE FAGS. DO EET. ELECTROSHOCK THEM ALL TO DEATH.
Michael Pence, Washington, DC
I suspect perhaps an El Reg reader as the scurrilous personage who is sullying the good name of Mike Pence, Vice President of the Good 'Ol US of A.
But my goodness some poeple are angry about the dumbest things.