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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49716 2.3 years ago Melanie Dito 18940, PA , US
49715 2.3 years ago gerry collins Murrieta, CA , US
49714 2.3 years ago Anonymous Taylor, MI , US
49713 2.3 years ago Deborah Taylor New Haven, CT , US
49712 2.3 years ago David Givers West Fargo, ND , US
49711 2.3 years ago Jade Dell Raleigh, NC , US
49710 2.3 years ago Mary Ryan Monroe, MI , US
49709 2.3 years ago Alexander Clark Harrisburg, PA , US
49708 2.3 years ago glenda gordon marquette, MI , US
49707 2.3 years ago Michael Badar Lafayette, CO , US Why do we kill what we fear? Because love is too easy to hate.
49706 2.3 years ago diane marks Port Angeles, WA , US
49705 2.3 years ago joe madero Manchester Township, NJ , US
49704 2.3 years ago Cheryl Dixon Dallas, TX , US
49703 2.3 years ago Joshua Michelsohn Albuquerque, NM , US No more militarization of police.
49702 2.3 years ago Suzanne Scollon Freeland, WA , US
49701 2.3 years ago Bob Johns St. Johns, MI , US
49700 2.3 years ago Colleen O'Neill Flagstaff, AZ , US
49699 2.3 years ago Carol Gray Bloomington, IN , US
49698 2.3 years ago David Bouchard Warwick, RI , US
49697 2.3 years ago Peter Hruschka Ada, OH , US
49696 2.3 years ago Rebekah Yonan North Berwick, ME , US
49695 2.3 years ago Aldo Mysek Chicago, IL , US There is no constitutional authority for police. They are corporate revenue enforcement officers. They enforce corporate statutes passed off as law with the illegal courts & lawyers. Show me a 7th A...
49694 2.3 years ago Kara Graul Houston, TX , US
49693 2.3 years ago Roberta Marley-Merchant Lancaster, PA , US
49692 2.3 years ago Daniel Pfleging Staten Island, NY , US
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