Quantcast
Get The Latest Updates

Shine a Light on the U.S. Drone War!

Tell your Representative that we need the truth about drones!

There’s been a huge discrepancy between what the US government has claimed publicly about drone strikes and the record of independent reporting. The Administration has claimed that drone strikes have “narrowly targeted top-level terrorist leaders” and that civilian casualties have been extremely rare. According to independent organizations like Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, civilian deaths have outnumbered deaths of “terrorist leaders.” Because of the secrecy of the program, the government has not been forced to account for the discrepancy between their claims and the record of independent reporting.

Shine a light on the U.S. drone program: Email your Member of Congress today!

At long last, two Members of Congress are trying to address this secrecy. Reps. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Walter Jones (R-NC) have introduced a bill that would require an annual report detailing casualties from drone strikes, and a retroactive report on the last five years. It sounds simple, but it’s a crucial piece of the puzzle we need in order to know the truth about the U.S. drone wars.

Ask your Representative to cosponsor the bipartisan Schiff-Jones bill!

Hiding this information isn’t necessary for our national security. President Obama has promised to be more open and transparent about the drone program, and now Congress needs to ensure he does just that. But Congress won’t do it unless we make them. If we speak up now, we can show Congress that the public demands this information and won’t stay quiet until we get it. The U.S. drone wars are being waged in our names, and we have a right to know this basic information about what’s happening.

Please take two minutes to tell Congress it’s time to shed some light on the U.S. drone wars.

What did he know and when did he know it?

  What a crazy few days! From the reported chaos on the National Security Council to the nuclear football selfie, Donald Trump’s White House seems to be spinning out of control, undermining our national security along the way. Most shockingly, on Monday President Trump’s national security ad[...]

Keep Steve Bannon off the National Security Council

  Wow! Thank you joining more than 430,000 MoveOn Members in demanding Congress stop Steve Bannon’s national security takeover! Now it’s time to make the Senate hear our call! Click here to email your Senator asking them to get Steve Bannon off the National Security Council. As you kno[...]