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?
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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45686 12 minutes ago Anonymous NH , US I want my taxes Refunded.
45685 34 minutes ago Anonymous Monroe, WA , US
45684 1 hour ago Anonymous San Francisco, CA , US Who is in charge of the police?
45683 1 hour ago Anonymous IN , US
45682 2 hours ago Stacy Wirth Oshkosh, WI , US
45681 4 hours ago Dean Carrier San Francisco, CA , US
45680 4 hours ago Parke Bowman Rohnert Park, CA , US
45679 6 hours ago Michelle Emry Denver, CO , US
45678 6 hours ago Thomas Wisdom Wichita Falls, TX , US
45677 6 hours ago Anita Lee Sherman Oaks, CA , US
45676 6 hours ago Anonymous San Francisco, CA , US
45675 6 hours ago Heather Dale Wilsonville, OR , US
45674 7 hours ago Theresa Schmitter Reedley, CA , US
45673 7 hours ago Jesse Rusoff Ardmore, PA , US
45672 8 hours ago Sharon Doggett Crooked River Ranch, OR , US
45671 8 hours ago Anonymous Arlington, TX , US
45670 8 hours ago Dylan Bellisle Chicago, IL ,
45669 8 hours ago Anonymous knox, IN , US
45668 8 hours ago Anonymous This is all about controlling the livestock, it seems.
45667 8 hours ago Louis DeFeo Staten Island, NY , US
45666 8 hours ago Robert Capper Roanoke, VA , US
45665 8 hours ago Rod Bowen MADISON, WI , US
45664 9 hours ago Miesha Hunter Grayson, GA , US This an attack against the poor and middle class.
45663 9 hours ago Haden Stevens
45662 9 hours ago Chase Gleason Fairfax, VA , US
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