Join the rally and demonstration to oppose making the Iowa Air National Guard base in Des Moines into a US Military Drone Command Center. This legal rally will be held on Saturday, March 15th, 10:00 – 11:15 AM at the National Guard Base, 3100 McKinley Ave., in Des Moines.
One unarmed predator drone costs $18-20 million, not including operating or maintenance costs. Mary Zerkel makes the case that using drones in immigration enforcement is a waste of taxpayer money--and questions why the U.S. is using this military technology to patrol the border with Mexico.
Talha Rehmani, is a Pakistani Fulbright Scholar at the Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. He will be speaking not only on the impact of drone strikes in his country but also on the ethics of drones use.
Sponsored by: the American Friends Service Committee, PA ; Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Thomas Merton Center, Code Pink, Anti-Drone-Warfare Coalition
Scilla Wahrhaftig, Program Director American Friends Service Committee PA
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