No Weapons For Israel

The Israeli government and many of its U.S. supporters tried everything they could to defeat President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran. Fortunately, they failed and peace and diplomacy won!

But now Congress and the Obama administration plan to reward Israel by authorizing the transfer of “massive ordnance penetrators” and other advanced weaponry that it can use to attack Iran. If Israel bombs Iran, then there’s a good chance that the U.S. will be dragged into another war.

And the U.S. is prepared to sign a new 10-year deal to give Israel—one of the largest weapons exporters in the world—as much as $45 billion more in U.S. taxpayer-funded weapons. Israel routinely uses these weapons to injure and kill Palestinian civilians and destroy their homes, agriculture and infrastructure, in violation of U.S. law.  

We just avoided a potential war with Iran. Why would we now give Israel weapons it needs to start a war with Iran and more weapons to continue oppressing the Palestinians?

Sign the petition to President Obama and tell him #NoWeapons4Israel.

Dear President Obama,
The United States should not reward Israel with more weapons after Israel and its lobby, AIPAC, attempted to scuttle your administration’s nuclear deal with Iran. The transfer of “massive ordnance penetrators” and other advanced weaponry increases the likelihood of a unilateral Israeli attack against Iran. And a new 10-year deal to provide Israel with up to $45 billion in more US taxpayer-funded weapons will deepen US complicity in Israel’s human rights abuses of Palestinians, in violation of the Arms Export Control and Foreign Assistance Acts. We just avoided a potential war with Iran. Do not give Israel weapons that it can use to start a war with Iran and more weapons to continue oppressing the Palestinians.

26-50 of 65492 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add your comments.
65467 6 years ago Anonymous Timonium, MD , US
65466 6 years ago Michael Miano Middleport, NY , US
65465 6 years ago Hal M London, ot , GB
65464 6.1 years ago Dennis DeMarinis New Bedford, MA , US
65463 6.1 years ago erin yarrobino ozone park, NY , US
65462 6.1 years ago Anonymous
65461 6.1 years ago Boris Prutkovsky Brooklyn, NY, NY , US
65460 6.2 years ago Frank Walter Portland, OR , US All this occurred in 2015, and nothing has changed: Israel rules!

President Obama, we want our country back; you can give it to us.
65459 6.2 years ago Anonymous Chicago, IL , US Please stop sending money to Israel. We should not support Israel in its violation of international law and human rights. Use the money to fix social security instead
65458 6.2 years ago Anonymous Mobile, AL , US
65457 6.2 years ago Allbert Sinclair Norfolk, ot , GB
65456 6.2 years ago aurora marquez santa barbara, CA , US peace is what is needed.
65455 6.2 years ago Frigga Karl Paris, ot , FR Israel is a rough state, weapons in the hands of a rough state are dangerous for humanity. A rough state does not apply to the rules of a civilized nation.
65454 6.2 years ago Gaith Alhayek Teaneck, NJ , US
65453 6.2 years ago Charlene Boydston Pahrump, NV , US
65452 6.2 years ago Ayman Fadel Augusta, Georgia, USA, GA , US
65451 6.2 years ago Rob Wheeler Summertown, TN , US
65450 6.2 years ago Eleanor Muldoon Pocasset, MA , US It's not right and we can't afford it. The current Israeli govt. is not a friend of the USA.
65449 6.2 years ago Danny Dyche Hillsboro, OR , US War is never acceptable. It is the worst thing people do and it is illegal under the Kellogg-Briand Pact. No one should ever give resources to any military. They can't solve problems; they are probl...
65448 6.2 years ago Jim Meeks Toronto, ON , CA
65447 6.2 years ago Anonymous Eeklo, ot , BE
65446 6.2 years ago Nancy Castleman Oluvebridge, NY , US
65445 6.2 years ago David Pinto London, ot , GB
65444 6.2 years ago David Swanson Charlottesville, VA , US
65443 6.2 years ago eMILY Allen Milwaukee, WI , US
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This petition is sponsored by, World Beyond War, Code Pink, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, Jewish Voice for Peace, U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation,, American Muslims for Palestine, Defense for Children International Palestine, Middle East Children's Alliance, and U.S. Palestinian Community Network. You may receive action alerts from one or more of these organizations.

Get more background information:
"Israel Seeks Surge in US Security Support: Eyes Up to $45B Through 2028," Barbara Opall-Rome, Defense News, May 24, 2015
"Cardin, the Iran Deal, and the Future of Plan B,"  Jim Lobe, LobeLog, September 3, 2015
Text of U.S.-Israel Memorandum of Understanding,  August 2007