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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50121 2 weeks ago Reba B. Gainesville, FL , US
50120 1 month ago Cecile Adams Iredell, TX , US
50119 1 month ago Donald Kokkonen Cambridge, WI , US
50118 1 month ago Carla Haim San Bernardino, CA , US
50117 1 month ago Jeff Bence Wycombe, PA , US
50116 1 month ago Eric Wollscheid Countryside, IL , US
50115 1 month ago allen morris delray beach, FL , US
50114 1 month ago Barbara Carlson Norfolk, VA , US
50113 1 month ago Barbara Carlson Norfolk, VA , US
50112 2 months ago Anonymous Stockton, CA , US Peace
50111 2 months ago Melinda Gale Burlington, VT, VT , US The police are NOT the military, and have NO business using military weapons, vehicles, drones, aircraft, stun grenades or silencers. This country belongs to its citizens. It is neither a military...
50110 2 months ago Jennifer Blair Farmers Branch, TX , US
50109 2 months ago Anonymous State College, PA , US
50108 2 months ago Janice Martens Crestline, CA , US
50107 2 months ago wallice johnsen nicolaus, CA , US
50106 2 months ago M.R. McBride Muncie, IN , US
50105 2 months ago Kaleigh Fiddler Aurora, CO , US
50104 2 months ago richard collins waltham, MA , US
50103 2 months ago Claude Crider Waleska, GA , US
50102 2 months ago Haley null Fort Wayne, IN , US
50101 2 months ago d goldsmith Portland, OR , US
50100 2 months ago steve shacter Hayward , CA , US
50099 2 months ago Mary Dosch Elburn, IL , US
50098 3 months ago Amber Averett Highland, UT , US
50097 3 months ago Adam Dennington Ozone Park, NY , US
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