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.



476-500 of 50145 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add your own comment ...
49670 3.2 years ago Barbara Green Upper Marlboro, MD , US Stop this madness.
49669 3.2 years ago Benjamin Fasching-Gray Woodside, NY , AT
49668 3.2 years ago Aaron Campbell Dallas, PA , US
49667 3.2 years ago Donna Tricarico Boca Raton, FL , US Stop police brutality and stop the militarized war against the American people. Stop organized crime control of the USA government.
49666 3.2 years ago Cara Kulwicki Rochester, NY , US
49665 3.2 years ago Don Landry Dallas, TX , US
49664 3.2 years ago Nancy Gonzalez chicago, IL , US
49663 3.2 years ago Walt Dietrich Fayetteville, NC , US We need a community police force not a paramilitary police force.
49662 3.2 years ago Richard Blincoe Upland, CA , US
49661 3.2 years ago R. Lowe Sylvan Springs, AL , US
49660 3.2 years ago Andrea Cain Fall River, MA , US
49659 3.2 years ago Louise Claassen Elkhart, IN , US This country is turning into a police state! Let's follow the example of Australia and buy back weapons from our citizens. It is hoped that in this way, the police force won't have to think that the...
49658 3.2 years ago cynthia bull Milan, ot , IT
49657 3.2 years ago Nancy Berman Kensington, CA , US
49656 3.2 years ago juan colmenares new york , NY , US
49655 3.2 years ago S. Janet Payne Kathleen, GA , US
49654 3.2 years ago Carol Painter Ithaca, NY , US
49653 3.2 years ago Michael Bailey Casselberry, FL , US
49652 3.2 years ago Lanse Davis Newtown , VA , US
49651 3.2 years ago Seth Parker San Antonio, TX , US Completely agree!
49650 3.2 years ago Walter Nadboy New City, NY , US
49649 3.2 years ago David Lock Ada, MI , US
49648 3.2 years ago Francine Tyler New York, NY , US
49647 3.2 years ago Lee Goss Miami, FL , US
49646 3.2 years ago Robin Gaura Roseville, CA , US Protect and serve, not intimidate and terrorize!
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