Saturday, June 18, 2016

Limits on Military Weaponry Supplies to Police Removed

From Alternet:
On June 15, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed by voice vote an amendment to H.R. 5293, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act that allows the Pentagon to fork over unlimited amounts of military grade weaponry to police departments. (Sarah Lazare, How Lawmakers Are Exploiting Public Fear After Orlando to Push More Police Militarization, June 17, 2016.)

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