Building Safe Communities Does Not Require Weapons of War
The Hill
June 15, 2016

“This measure—also known as the Poe amendment after Representative Ted Poe (R-TX)—is   part of the House version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), legislation that is enacted into law every year. As it stands, the provision would provide state, federal and local law enforcement entities with expedited and preferential treatment in securing surplus weapons of war. This kind of equipment is irrelevant to the kinds of challenges faced by underserved communities in our region.”

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