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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Number Date Name Location Please add your own comment ...
49991 2.3 years ago mary waybright bedford, PA , US
49990 2.3 years ago Laura Knight Big Pine Key, FL , US
49989 2.3 years ago Florence Summergrad Jersey City, NJ , US
49988 2.3 years ago charles jones oklahoma ciyy, OK , US this only helps to replace the U S Flag for the confederate flag of the traitors
49987 2.3 years ago maria bueno la mirada, CA , US
49986 2.3 years ago Anonymous Springfield, VA , US
49985 2.3 years ago Michael Meadows Oceanside, CA , US
49984 2.3 years ago Jim Yarbrough Ashland, OR , US
49983 2.3 years ago Teri Tucker Tacoma, WA , US
49982 2.3 years ago Leon Stark Largo, FL , US When the Police are armed as the Military, without any trust of the community, then the people in the community be come seen as the enemy, and there can be no justice in the community. Between the ...
49981 2.3 years ago Holly Wells Portland, OR , US
49980 2.3 years ago Holly Cohen Brewster , NY , US
49979 2.3 years ago Karen Rich Leavenworth, KS , US
49978 2.3 years ago Maureen Fahlberg Boulder City,, NV , US
49977 2.3 years ago Christopher Loch Minneapolis, MN , US
49976 2.3 years ago Susanne Bader Grass Valley, CA , US
49975 2.3 years ago Shawn Owen Tulsa, OK , US
49974 2.3 years ago maureen gallagher cropseyille, NY , US
49973 2.3 years ago Diane Callard Swartz Creek, MI , US
49972 2.3 years ago Bob Schuessler Seattle, WA , US
49971 2.3 years ago Karolyn Beebe Madison, WI , US
49970 2.3 years ago ALVERA PRITCHARD MIAMI BEACH, FL , US
49969 2.3 years ago Jean Standish New York, NY , US Please stop providing police with military weapons. Militarizing our police departments is dangerous and will lead to more deaths.
49968 2.3 years ago Anonymous Round top, AZ , US
49967 2.3 years ago Sharon Secord Portland, OR , US
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