Local Police with War Weapons: End This Now!


According to the U.S. General Services Administration, one of the programs that allows the Pentagon to give billions of dollars worth of free weapons of war to local U.S. police "offers Americans peace of mind.”

Have images of a war zone in Ferguson, Missouri, boosted your peace of mind?
Resources:
U.S. General Services Administration: 1122 Program
Missouri Department of Public Safety: DOD 1033
War Resisters League: Facing Tear Gas
Defending Dissent: The Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act
John Oliver: Ferguson, MO and Police Militarization
> Text of Rep. Johnson's Bill
> Rep. Johnson's Dear Colleague Letter

Tell the Pentagon, Congress, and the President: No More Weapons of War for Local Police:

It’s time to halt the flow of war weaponry into our neighborhoods as well as into volatile areas abroad. As a first step we urge support for Congressman Hank Johnson's Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act, which would prohibit the transfer to police of high caliber automatic weapons, armored vehicles, armed drones, aircraft, stun grenades, and silencers.



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50137 4 months ago Brian Hicks Lemont, IL , US
50136 4 months ago Leigh Clark Granada Hills, CA , US Disarm the police and stop the endless murders of unarmed African-American and Latino men.
50135 5 months ago Anonymous Edmonton , AB , CA
50134 6 months ago B MacDonald Greenfield, MA , US
50133 6 months ago Joe Faris Santa Monica, CA , US
50132 6 months ago Gen Agustsson redondo beach, CA , US boycott police or no more police?!
50131 6 months ago Anonymous Brooklyn, NY , US
50130 7 months ago Robert Whitaker San Mateo, CA , US
50129 7 months ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL , US
50128 9 months ago Jeanne Mackay, Marysville, MI , US
50127 10 months ago Rita Clarke Dallas, TX , US Lots of scary things out there, so prevalent in our world, in our beloved country, and now we have to tell our children to be leery of police officers. What a sad time for all of us in the Land of...
50126 10 months ago Alan Paradis New London, CT , US
50125 10 months ago Anonymous Chatham, IL , US
50124 11 months ago Skander Chaouch-Bouraoui Alexandria, VA , US
50123 11 months ago Donald Kokkonen cambridge , WI , US
50122 12 months ago Sheryl Goodwin DeLand, FL , US
50121 1 year ago Reba B. Gainesville, FL , US
50120 1 year ago Cecile Adams Muskego, WI , US
50119 1 year ago Donald Kokkonen cambridge , WI , US
50118 1 year ago Carla Haim San Bernardino, CA , US
50117 1 year ago Jeff Bence Wycombe, PA , US
50116 1 year ago Eric Wollscheid Countryside, IL , US
50115 1 year ago allen morris delray beach, FL , US
50114 1 year ago Barbara Carlson Norfolk, VA , US
50113 1 year ago Barbara Carlson Norfolk, VA , US
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