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.



176-200 of 50141 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add your own comment ...
49966 2.3 years ago Connie Hurt Hazard, KY , US
49965 2.3 years ago Lillian Brooking Woodside, NY , US
49964 2.3 years ago karen moses rochester, NY , US
49963 2.3 years ago Kelly Atkins Austin, TX , US
49962 2.3 years ago Cheryl E Denton, TX , US
49961 2.3 years ago Anita Miller Chicago, IL , US
49960 2.3 years ago Mary Villaume Portland, OR , US
49959 2.3 years ago Gary Lee Signal Hill, CA , US Stop our police from being a shadow military.
49958 2.3 years ago Jacquelyn Bransen Fort Collins, CO , US
49957 2.3 years ago Chris Roy Savannah, GA , US
49956 2.3 years ago David Laing Stockton Springs, ME , US
49955 2.3 years ago Anthony Brooks Philadelphia, PA , US
49954 2.3 years ago Janet Miller Gahanna, OH , US
49953 2.3 years ago James kelly Greenville, SC , US
49952 2.3 years ago Gary Haven Agoura Hills, CA , US
49951 2.3 years ago Nancy Hall Denver, CO , US
49950 2.3 years ago andy yeargin laplace, LA , US
49949 2.3 years ago Nancy Gladfelter Bridgewater, NJ , US military weapons in municipal and state police department are used against citizens - this is wrong. Many case studies in the past 2 years prove this. STOP promoting weaponry use to police.
49948 2.3 years ago David Leader Charleston, OR , US Enough of the facism.
49947 2.3 years ago Sharon Kaiser Sebastopol, CA , US
49946 2.3 years ago Enzo Bard Baldwin, NY , US
49945 2.3 years ago Shannon Pitts DAYTONA BEACH, FL , US
49944 2.3 years ago Shannon Pitts DAYTONA BEACH, FL , US
49943 2.3 years ago Linda Bodian Fairfax, CA , US
49942 2.3 years ago Alvin T. Clavon Moreno Valley, CA , US The power of military weapons will tempt men of ill will to use them .
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