Ban Tear Gas Now!

Stop using chemical weapons on citizens of any nation.

Archive for the month “October, 2012”

Fellow Activists/ Ways to Get Involved

The War Resisters League has recently started their own blog on those who have first hand experience with tear gas: http://facingteargas.tumblr.com/. Check it out, and share with your friends! To learn more about the War Resisters League, based in New York, visit: http://www.warresisters.org/.

Official Report from Physicians for Human Rights

I have not had as much time to work on this site since school resumed, but Physicians for Human Rights has produced a telling report from their fieldwork on the effects of tear gas. Click here for their official report on the dangers of weaponizing tear gas. It is my hope that American officials will take heed when formulating policies on local control tactics. The debate over the ethics of allowing American military contractors to continue production and supply of this weapon to foreign governments must begin in earnest. Please share this link widely, and encourage your friends to do the same. Victims of tear gas and other conventional weapons deserve justice. But don’t just share, act! Write letters. Make phone calls. Research if not this, then other injustices. Ultimately, let’s shut down the industry that profits off death without limits or fear of consequences.

Suzanne

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