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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50145 5 months ago Anonymous Arlington , TX , US
50144 6 months ago jim McMahon Godeffroy, NY , US Restore the US Constitution.
50143 6 months ago Deborah Raley Felton, CA , US
50142 6 months ago Anonymous Durham, NC , US Stop the police state
50141 11 months ago Anonymous Laramie, WY , US
50140 12 months ago Erin Yarrobino ozone park, NY , US
50139 1 year ago Sharon Hirning Clemmons, NC , US Demilitarize Police Departments. And the brutality to citizens. Return to motto: Serve and Protect
50138 1 year ago S Coffey center moriches, NY , US
50137 2.1 years ago Brian Hicks Lemont, IL , US
50136 2.1 years ago Leigh Clark Granada Hills, CA , US Disarm the police and stop the endless murders of unarmed African-American and Latino men.
50135 2.2 years ago Anonymous Edmonton , AB , CA
50134 2.3 years ago B MacDonald Greenfield, MA , US
50133 2.3 years ago Joe Faris Santa Monica, CA , US
50132 2.3 years ago Gen Agustsson redondo beach, CA , US boycott police or no more police?!
50131 2.3 years ago Anonymous Brooklyn, NY , US
50130 2.3 years ago Robert Whitaker San Mateo, CA , US
50129 2.3 years ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL , US
50128 2.5 years ago Jeanne Mackay Marysville, MI , US
50127 2.6 years 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 2.6 years ago Alan Paradis New London, CT , US
50125 2.6 years ago Anonymous Chatham, IL , US
50124 2.7 years ago Skander Chaouch-Bouraoui Beaverton, OR , US
50123 2.7 years ago donald kokkonen cambridge, WI , US
50122 2.7 years ago Sheryl Goodwin Deland, FL , US
50121 2.8 years ago Reba B. Gainesville, FL , US
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