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US Politics & Gov't

Charlottesville Divests From Weapons and Fossil Fuels
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cities, funds, funding, fossil fuels, war, weapons, Virginia )

Freya
- 38 days ago - worldbeyondwar.org
On the evening of June 3, 2019, the City Council of Charlottesville, VA voted to divest the funds in its operating budget from weapons dealers and fossil fuel producers.
Stop Streaming NRATV's Dangerous Rhetoric
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: video streaming, firearms, guns, violence, weapons, lobbying, petitions )

Freya
- 497 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
With 5 million members and a multi-million dollar lobbying empire, the NRA is holding the debate over gun legislation hostage. But a lesser-known arm of the group, NRATV, has become the online voice of the organization.
Florida Senate Committee Approves Proposal to Arm Teachers, Rejects Assault Gun Ban
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: weapons, school, teachers, arming, school shootings, gun laws )

Johan
- 502 days ago - amp.usatoday.com
Lawmakers have until March 9 to respond to the Valentine's Day massacre at a Parkland high school. The proposals expected to move this week in House and Senate committees would arm teachers with weapons.
The Nuclear Posture Review Signals a New Arms Race
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, defense, weapons, war, violence )

Freya
- 515 days ago - thenation.com
We need to revive momentum for reducing nuclear weapons, not for "modernizing" them.
TAKE ACTION: CONGRESS: BAN WEAPONS OF WAR!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, assault weapons, AR-15, usa, u.s., weapons )

Dogan
- 614 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The weapon used in this massacre was an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle: the same weapon of war used by killers in Aurora, Orlando, Las Vegas, Sandy Hook, San Bernardino -- and many other mass shootings that have barely even made the national news.
Stop the Militarization of Local Police
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: militarization, weapons, Trump, freedom of speech, freedoms, constitution, violence promoted, violence against protestors )

Beryl
- 656 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Donald Trump recently rewarded the countryâEUR(TM)s biggest police union for their endorsement of his dangerous, racist candidacy. He is going to give state and local police military-grade weapons of war.1
Stop Justifying Cluster Bomb Sales to Saudi Arabia - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cluster bombs, weapons, war, House of Representatives, petition, Saudi Arabia, USA )

Sheryl
- 1115 days ago - codepink.org
House of Representatives failed to pass an amendment that would have halted the sale of U.S. made cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia, which has used the munitions as part of their devastating military campaign against Yemen.
How the Leader of the Oregon Armed Protest Benefited From a Federal Loan Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ammom, Bundy, Federal, Weapons, Activist, Takeover, Oregon, Government, dishonesty, ethics, usa, terrorism, news, americans, corruption, cover-up )

Mari
- 1286 days ago - motherjones.com
Ammon Bundy decries federal "tyranny," but he sought aid from the government to help his company.
10 Breathtaking Examples Of Government Hypocrisy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, atrocities, insider trading, weapons, lies, crimes, greed, international relations )

Freya
- 1323 days ago - listverse.com
It's no secret that our leaders aren't always perfect - but there's a difference between screwing up and flagrantly violating international treaties, breaking your own laws, and throwing morality out the window.
Who's Running Our Country?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, US, AIPAC, control, unauthorized, ammunition, weapons, Gaza, war, crimes, espionage, double, citizenship, loyalty, infiltrated, president, in, the, dark )

Sam
- 1796 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Israel secured supplies of ammunition from the Pentagon last month without the approval of the White House or the State Department according to the Wall Street Journal.
Obama Signs $11 Billion Arms Deal With Hamas's Greatest Ally   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, lies, military, obama, terrorism, usa, war, Qatar, Hamas, weapons, Middle East )

Gillian
- 1819 days ago - youtube.com
2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and his counterpart from Qatar signed letters of offers and acceptance of a defense package including helicopters and air defense systems.
Tell Congress: Don't Rush Into Syrian Civil War - Please Sign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tom Udall, Syria, war, weapons, rebels, Congress, warmongering )

Angelika
- 2227 days ago - tomudall.com
Tom is 1 of only 3 Senators on record so far against arming the Syrian rebels with U.S. heavy weapons. Sign the petition to join him. Congress is considering sending heavy weapons to rebels in Syria and some are even calling for US military intervention
U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Key Gun Trafficking Measure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: AK-47's, gun trafficking, weapons, assault weapons, guns, gun control, nra, usa, safety, prevention, family )

Nancy
- 2231 days ago - bradynetwork.org
The ruling rejected a gun industry lawsuit, and upheld ATF's authority to require gun dealers in southwest border states (Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas) to report bulk sales of semiautomatic rifles, such as AK-47s. This measure provides law
Tell Republicans: Stop Lying About Your Vote Against Background Checks ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, weapons, assault weapons, guns, gun control, nra, usa, safety, prevention, family )

Nancy
- 2235 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Calling their votes for the right-wing and pro-gun Grassley-Cruz amendment a vote in support of background checks is an outrageous attempt to rewrite history. We can't let them get away with this.
Call on Congress to Act on Gun Violence ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, weapons, assault weapons, guns, gun control, nra, usa, safety, prevention, family )

Nancy
- 2263 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Please join with Daily Kos and Organizing for Action by signing our letter to Congress from hundreds of thousands of people demanding action on gun violence. Next week, Organizing for Action will personally deliver the letter to Congress.
 

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