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Stop Rewarding Dictators With Weapons! ACTION

World  (tags: war, ammunition, US, Congress, conflict, Bahrain, King Khalifah )

- 1452 days ago -
Tell Congress to stop arming the Bahraini dictatorship with weapons by supporting this resolution today!

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Patrick Donovan (341)
Sunday October 16, 2011, 1:39 pm
Thank you for the link to the petition.

patricia lasek (317)
Monday October 17, 2011, 4:39 am

wolfNoFwdsPls a. (135)
Monday October 17, 2011, 7:06 am
though i had to use a temp. address and
though i severely doubt that they will stop, however nicely we petition them
( thus merely as an exercise in "controlled folly" )

Regina P. (67)
Monday October 17, 2011, 7:15 am
Noted & signed. Thanks

Esther Z. (96)
Monday October 17, 2011, 7:21 am
Noted and signed.

Carol H. (229)
Monday October 17, 2011, 8:07 am
signed and noted, thanks Nancy

Elizabeth P. (99)
Monday October 17, 2011, 9:51 am
Noted and Signed.

. (0)
Monday October 17, 2011, 10:05 am
signed, thanks

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Monday October 17, 2011, 10:08 am
A Petition Gladly Signed. We need to stop saying if you want a war we will supply you with a weapon like a sword match. Bravo Nancy for the post.

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Monday October 17, 2011, 10:09 am
If our weapons are left behind, they need to be self distructable and non usable for anyone else.

DORIS L. (61)
Monday October 17, 2011, 10:17 am

Terrie Williams (788)
Monday October 17, 2011, 10:26 am
Thank You for asking Congress to stop arms sale to the Bahrain dictatorship.
Signed, noted and posted.

Michela m. (4053)
Monday October 17, 2011, 10:30 am

Constance F. (429)
Monday October 17, 2011, 10:46 am
Thank you, signed

Samantha Trosky (152)
Monday October 17, 2011, 10:48 am
Wow! Nancy this is an important petition! I will be forwarding it thanks!

Monday October 17, 2011, 11:41 am
Signed, thanks.

Jane H. (139)
Monday October 17, 2011, 12:02 pm
noted, signed and put on facebook---it is important, so thank you.

liz meesters (176)
Monday October 17, 2011, 12:11 pm
signed & noted, thanks

donald Baumgartner (5)
Monday October 17, 2011, 1:00 pm

Bill Eagle (34)
Monday October 17, 2011, 1:06 pm
Our nation has always loved to give dictators weapons so that they can kill their own people. We sold Saddam Mustard gas and we seem happy to look the other way when it comes to someone making a buck.
This sort of thing really should stop. It is not good for our image, or for the world

Alice B. (241)
Monday October 17, 2011, 1:41 pm
NOTED & SIGNED. Dictators are addicted to weapons and war.

Scott Freewheeler (45)
Monday October 17, 2011, 2:19 pm
Thank you dear Nancy. Excellent post.

I am amazed at the double standards; weapons and dollars to oppressive regimes and bombs dropped on innocent people in countries who have decent leadership. It only makes sense when you see who is for the 'new world order' and who is not collaborating with it.

Megan Beery (18)
Monday October 17, 2011, 2:39 pm
signed and noted

Dawn Harvey (23)
Monday October 17, 2011, 2:51 pm
Signed and sent

Richard Zane Smith (81)
Monday October 17, 2011, 3:00 pm
amazing how politics works in a "democratic" country that still buddy's up to dictators.

Tysu Jung (2)
Monday October 17, 2011, 3:30 pm
Save money for USA and stop arming our enemies!

Michael Carney (217)
Monday October 17, 2011, 4:19 pm
Noted, and signed

Ray M. (0)
Monday October 17, 2011, 4:45 pm
Oh, oh. Now we'll have the gun nuts & NRA complaining about their rights again. The gun/ammunition war profiteering lobby is very powerful to our sorry congress. Money runs the show in D.C.

Gloria H. (88)
Monday October 17, 2011, 5:25 pm
it may not only be our government, but the free enterprise system. Maybe a new motto" Dictators don't kill people, American weapons do". And just who do we think is arming the drug cartels in Mexico? Must be Santa Claus! Easter Bunny? Tooth Fairy?

Monday October 17, 2011, 5:28 pm
Noted and forwarded not signed (US only). Thank you Nancy.

Mary T. (185)
Monday October 17, 2011, 6:12 pm
Thanks Nancy signed.

Andrea Connelly (94)
Monday October 17, 2011, 6:15 pm
thanks, done.

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Monday October 17, 2011, 7:24 pm
noted and signed

Shane C. (3)
Monday October 17, 2011, 10:12 pm
Thanks for posting.

Niechele Gambill (5)
Monday October 17, 2011, 11:22 pm
Thanks Nancy! Signed!

ellen m. (220)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 12:11 am
Very important petition, thanks for posting it.
But am I being a fool to think Israel might be included in the spirit of this petition?
Thought so.

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 1:42 am
Noted thanks unable to sign only for US residents

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 4:52 am
I'd like to reward dictators with weapons.

Bring in the most abused of their peoples. Have a stockpile of weapons handy.

Let them enjoy revenge.

Jason Green (235)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 7:04 am
Thank You for asking Congress to stop arms sale to the Bahrain dictatorship.

Ben Oscarsito (370)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 7:20 am
"Sorry, there are no targets available in your area...."
I found another petition from ForceChange: "Halt U.S. Arms Sales to Bahrain!"
Amnesty International on Bahrain:

Ben Oscarsito (370)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 7:24 am
CARE2 petition: "Stop Arms Sale to Bahrain!":

Susanne R. (249)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 7:26 am
Makes me think of every Republican's hero, Ronald Reagan, and his role in the Iran-Contra affair...

Gladly signed and noted!

Samantha Trosky (152)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 7:30 am
Thanks Nancy! I finally had a chance to forward this a few mins ago! I hope other follow through and forward this too!

Ben, Thanks! I signed yours too!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 8:05 am
Signed and noted.

Cheryl Bianchi (0)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 9:04 am
this has GOT to stop....

Kathy Javens (104)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 9:31 am
Noted. Multiple letters sent & posted to FB.
This never should have started. This is like giving a pyromaniac a lighter and standing him in an empty house. A sure receipe for disaster.

Lisa Neste (743)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 9:46 am
Action taken, thanks Nancy.

MmAWAY M. (481)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 6:35 pm

Pat A. (117)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 12:47 am
Can't sign this - US only - DRAT!

Yvonne F. (176)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 8:17 am
A shame it's US only! I would have loved to signe it!!! It affects us all!

Jennifer M. (78)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 8:27 am
Signed and noted. Thanks

. (1)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 4:05 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Nancy.

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 3, 2011, 6:55 pm
signed and noted several petitions
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