This week, this ad will begin appearing on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News in Des Moines, Iowa.
We need your help to keep it showing until the 2020 Iowa presidential caucuses in February. The ad is a key part of the campaign by Des Moines Catholic Workers and Veterans For Peace to persuade Democratic presidential candidates to sign the End Drone War Pledge https://www.knowdrones.com/ to stop U.S. drone attacks, close all U.S. drone bases and work for an international ban on weaponized drones.
This article https://truthout.org/articles/activists-confront-2020-candidates-in-iowa-about-drones-and-war/ explains why killer drones are NOT “just another” weapon and how the U.S. drone war is key to the accumulation of wealth here and abroad.
If we can do a good job in Iowa with this national campaign”, says Frank Cordaro, of the Des Moines Catholic Worker, “our fellow peace and justice people in the rest of the country will have a better chance of making this pledge campaign a national movement …
Our cable ad is critical to raising public awareness in Iowa and supporting Catholic Workers, Veterans For Peace and others who will be doing outreach in the next six months across Iowa.
Please go to https://www.knowdrones.com/ to endorse the pledge campaign, and please plan to challenge the presidential candidates to sign the pledge whenever they appear near you.