Two years ago today, a 46 year-old Black man named George Floyd was handcuffed and pinned on the ground by a police officer’s knee, which resulted in his murder being captured on video and witnessed around the globe. It is a sobering anniversary for the many in our country who saw ourselves reflected in George […]
In honor of Black History Month, throughout February we have explored the intersection between SFI’s policy priorities and our commitment to anti-racism. We are committed to building our advocacy and our work within this context year-round.
The U.S. House of Representatives is debating the big annual defense bill THIS WEEK! And there’s one amendment in particular we need your help supporting: the Johnson-McClintock Amendment #534.
It’s NDAA season! That means Congress is knee-deep in negotiating policy and spending priorities for the Department of Defense. For advocates like us, this is a prime window of opportunity to champion our issues. Take a look at 3 priorities SFI will be tracking this season.
President Biden has the opportunity to take immediate action that would limit weapons of war from ending up on American streets — something he pledged he would do during his campaign.
One of the most direct overlaps between military families and the movement to reform policing in America is the Pentagon’s 1033 program. Given the program’s relative obscurity, we think it’s important for our community to understand what it is and how it impacts us.
This week, the U.S. Senate is voting on amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). We are supporting Amendment 2252 to prohibit military weapons from being transferred to local police departments.