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 1 month ago Brian Hicks Lemont, IL , US
50136 2 months ago Leigh Clark Granada Hills, CA , US Disarm the police and stop the endless murders of unarmed African-American and Latino men.
50135 2 months ago Anonymous Edmonton , AB , CA
50134 4 months ago Beth MacDonald Greenfield, MA , US
50133 4 months ago Joe Faris Santa Monica, CA , US
50132 4 months ago gen a redondo beach, CA , US boycott police or no more police?!
50131 4 months ago Anonymous Brooklyn, NY , US
50130 4 months ago Robert Whitaker San Mateo, CA , US
50129 5 months ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL , US
50128 7 months ago Jeanne Mackay, Marysville, MI , US
50127 7 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 7 months ago Alan Paradis New London, CT , US
50125 8 months ago Anonymous Chatham, IL , US
50124 8 months ago Skander Chaouch-Bouraoui Alexandria, VA , US
50123 9 months ago donald kokkonen cambridge, WI , US
50122 9 months ago Sheryl Goodwin Deland, FL , US
50121 11 months ago Reba B. Gainesville, FL , US
50120 11 months ago Cecile Adams Iredell, TX , US
50119 11 months ago donald kokkonen cambridge, WI , US
50118 12 months ago Carla Haim San Bernardino, CA , US
50117 12 months ago Jeff Bence Wycombe, PA , US
50116 12 months ago Eric Wollscheid Countryside, IL , US
50115 12 months ago allen morris delray beach, FL , US
50114 12 months ago Barbara Carlson Norfolk, VA , US
50113 12 months ago Barbara Carlson Norfolk, VA , US
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