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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Number Date Name Location Please add your own comment ...
47157 10 hours ago Heather Ducharme-Romero San Antonio, TX , US
47156 12 hours ago Anonymous Long Beach, WA , US These policeman may not realize it yet but they are commiting criminal acts on private citizens and it seems That they plan to keep doing these this gas till someone stops them.
47155 23 hours ago Judy Nickerson Roswell, GA , US This all goes against the Constitution
47154 1 day ago Anonymous wichita, KS , US
47153 1 day ago Anonymous Frisco, TX , US I have a MS in Criminal Justice and this is one of the most glaring reasons that citizens fear the police.
47152 1 day ago Iwona Torosdag Egg Harbor Township, NJ , US
47151 2 days ago Victoria Portillo Omaha, NE , US
47150 3 days ago Bryce Verdier San Jose, CA , US
47149 4 days ago Dennis DeMarinis New Bedford, MA , US
47148 4 days ago Anonymous
47147 4 days ago Ted Steege Olympia, WA , US
47146 4 days ago Anonymous Castlebar, ot , IE The Zionist Cabal wants to not only destroy American Lives, but the Lives of all People in All Nations, even their Minions (Once they are no longer Required) will be Destroyed by the Cabal.
47145 4 days ago sarah langan Brooklyn, NY , US We are American's, not foreign invader's. American's need police to continue to serve & protect, but not abuse the scope of their authority!
47144 4 days ago S. Quarto Santa Fe, NM , US
47143 4 days ago DIXIANNE HAWKS Paradise, CA , US
47142 4 days ago Matt Zahn Why are you doing this to us?
47141 5 days ago Brad Mayeux Kenner, LA , US
47140 5 days ago Julie Ebersole Houston, TX , US
47139 5 days ago Margo Maunes Port Deposit, MD , US
47138 5 days ago Lydia Phenix Baton Rouge, LA , US
47137 5 days ago Joy Gregg KS , US
47136 5 days ago Scott Taylor Anna, TX , US
47135 5 days ago Scott Taylor Anna, TX , US
47134 5 days ago Zenda Boss-Hall Bellevue, WA , US Since when did "serve and Protect" become over power and destroy?
47133 5 days ago Wyman Goodnight Hickory, NC , US
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