The bill, which has President Biden’s support, now goes to the Senate, where it’s expected to pass.
The attack comes just weeks after a ceasefire agreement paused Israel’s deadly 11-day assault on Gaza.
States buying military and security products from Israel are complicit in the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians.
Biden is continuing initiatives to expand the U.S. nuclear arsenal despite earlier criticism of Trump’s policies.
Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange sprayed by the U.S. continue to suffer but have never been adequately compensated.
Selling death should be no joy for any country, so halting it is a goal well worth fighting for.
Biden’s policies toward North Korea are mainly a repackaging of the failed approaches of previous administrations.
The Biden admin notified Congress of the sale on May 5, just days before Israeli forces began their bombardment of Gaza.
Defense firms have spent about $127 million a year on lobbyists, and $25 million per election on campaign donations.
Progressives uniting as a block to resist out-of-control military spending would be a no-nonsense exercise of raw power.