Ban Weaponized Drones from the World

Meticulous researchers have documented that U.S. drones are killing many innocent civilians in Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere.  Drones are making the world less stable and creating new enemies. Their remoteness provides those responsible with a sense of immunity.

Weaponized drones are no more acceptable than land mines, cluster bombs, or chemical weapons.  The world must renounce and forbid their manufacture, possession, or use. Violators must be held accountable.

We, the undersigned organizations and individuals, urge

  • the United Nations Secretary General to investigate the concerns of Navi Pillay, the U.N.'s top human rights official, that drone attacks violate international law -- and to ultimately pursue sanctions against nations using, possessing, or manufacturing weaponized drones;
  • the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to investigate grounds for the criminal prosecution of those responsible for drone attacks;
  • the U.S. Secretary of State, and the ambassadors to the United States from the nations of the world, to support a treaty forbidding the possession or use of weaponized drones;
  • President Barack Obama Donald Trump, to abandon the use of weaponized drones, and to abandon his "kill list" program regardless of the technology employed;
  • the Majority and Minority Leaders of the U.S. House and Senate, to ban the use or sale of weaponized drones.
  • the governments of each of our nations around the world, to ban the use or sale of weaponized drones.

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111609 Tue Dec 12 07:30:55 EST 2017 Bennette Dibben Kansas City, MO , US H.R.3853 - Nuclear Weapons Abolition and Economic and Energy Conversion Act of 2017
111608 Mon Dec 11 12:21:59 EST 2017 marty ellenbecker milwaukee, WI , US Can't believe you need to be told this!
111607 Sun Dec 10 11:22:32 EST 2017 Robert Janusko Bethlehem, PA , US
111606 Fri Dec 08 07:08:07 EST 2017 Jody MacDonald Delanson, NY , US
111605 Thu Dec 07 22:43:57 EST 2017 Norm Stanley Yucaipa, CA , US
111604 Thu Dec 07 16:58:06 EST 2017 Randall Hamrick Stephenville, TX , US Stop it
111603 Wed Dec 06 18:51:31 EST 2017 sidney ramsden scott Monterey, CA , US Drones will, in addition to weaponizing our skies, cause great environmental devastation.
111602 Wed Dec 06 11:32:26 EST 2017 Eduardo Reza Long Beach, CA , US
111601 Tue Dec 05 10:05:38 EST 2017 Joan Brackett San Jose, CA , US
111600 Sun Dec 03 19:28:54 EST 2017 Sarah Bender Colorado Springs, CO , US
111599 Sat Dec 02 20:40:42 EST 2017 Stephanie Christoff White Plains, NY , US
111598 Fri Dec 01 22:16:05 EST 2017 Richard Schaefer San Francisco , CA , US
111597 Thu Nov 30 15:33:55 EST 2017 thomas Lux state road, NC , US
111596 Thu Nov 30 15:08:31 EST 2017 Emily Dayton SILVERTON, OR , US I refuse to pay my tax dollars towards killing innocent civilians abroad. I demand the government to stop the deadly drone wars.
111595 Thu Nov 30 03:20:01 EST 2017 Mel Ginsberg Ashland, OR , US
111594 Tue Nov 28 18:29:47 EST 2017 Isabelle O'Sullivan Dublin, ot , IE
111593 Tue Nov 28 08:58:31 EST 2017 Paul Garrett Austin, TX , US
111592 Mon Nov 27 23:50:37 EST 2017 Nancy Kolze Livingston, MT , US
111591 Sat Nov 25 15:11:14 EST 2017 Jim Head Oak Park, MI , US
111590 Fri Nov 24 13:40:18 EST 2017 Alan Kendrick-Bowser Auburn, NY , US
111589 Wed Nov 22 19:20:30 EST 2017 John Tunca Deerfield , IL , US
111588 Wed Nov 22 13:50:27 EST 2017 Carol Pinson Martinez, CA , US
111587 Wed Nov 22 11:42:16 EST 2017 Anonymous lantana, FL , US Wake up People! They (our govt) will be using these horrifying weapons against us!! They are already spying on us w/drones 24/7. Our local news even thinks its ok to use them. They can and will More....
111586 Wed Nov 22 07:40:00 EST 2017 Anonymous Ashland, VA , US
111585 Mon Nov 20 06:36:35 EST 2017 Erica McCrary Jacksonville, IL , US
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Bureau of Investigative Journalism: October 2013 update: US covert actions in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia
Bureau of Investigative Journalism: U.S. Secret Wars in Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia
Washington Post: U.S. Drone Targets in Yemen Raise Questions
New York Times: Secret 'Kill List' Proves a Test of Obama’s Principles and Will

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Alaskans For Peace and Justice
Arlington Green Party
Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests

Bill of Rights Defense Committee

Bloomington Peace Action Coalition
Brave New Foundation
Campaign for the Accountability of American Bases
Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice
Christians for Peace and Justice in the Middle East
Coalition for Grassroots Progress
Code Pink
Drone Free Zone
Evanston Neighbors for Peace
Fellowship of Reconciliation
Fresno Center for Nonviolence
Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space
Granny Peace Brigade-NY
Hoosiers for Peace and Justice
Indiana Anti-Drone Project
Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace
Jeannette Rankin Peace Center
LA Laborfest
Montrose Peace Vigil
National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance
Nevada Desert Experience
No Drones Network
The Northampton Committee to Stop War
Office of the Americas
Olympia Movement for Justice and Peace (OMJP)
On Earth Peace
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Peace Madera
Peace of Mind Project
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Progressive Democrats of America
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Rutherford Institute
Saint Lucy's Justice and Peace Committee
Santa Cruz Against Drones (SCAD)
Simple Gifts Inc.
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Sustainable Action Network
United for Peace and Justice
United National Antiwar Coalition
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Veterans For Peace
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Veterans For Peace Chapter 27
Veterans For Peace Chapter 91
Veterans For Peace Chapter 154
Veterans For Peace, Phil Berrigan Memorial Chapter, Baltimore, MD
Voices for Creative Nonviolence
War Resisters League
Wasatch Coalition for Peace and Justice
West Suburban Faith-based Peace Coalition
Women Against Military Madness (WAMM)
Women Standing
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section
World Can't Wait
Yorkshire Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

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