House Members Seek to Abolish Space Force

They have introduced the “No Militarization of Space Act.”

As Congress moves forward to pass the National Defense Authorization Act, the annual bill that authorizes funding for the Pentagon, Representative Jared Huffman of California introduced the “No Militarization of Space Act.” The bill was co-signed by Representatives Mark Pocan of Wisconsin, Jesus Garcia of Illinois, Rashida Talib of Michigan, and Maxine Waters of California.

The bill would abolish the Space Force, which was established by President Trump as a new branch of the military to defend American national security in the expanding world that is increasingly using satellite technology for businesses, communications, and defense.

In introducing the bill, Representative Huffman stated, “The long-standing neutrality of space has fostered a competitive, non-militarized age of exploration every nation and generation has valued since the first days of space travel.“ He claimed the Space Force “has threatened longstanding peace” and that it is a waste of taxpayer dollars.

“It’s time we turn our attention back to where it belongs, addressing urgent domestic and international priorities like battling COVID-19, climate change, and growing economic inequality. Our mission must be to support the American people, not spend billions on the militarization of space,” Representative Huffman added.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For members of Congress as they consider the bill that would abolish the Space Force.
  • For officials in the Space Force seeking to protect America’s national security.
  • For wisdom for U.S. representatives as evaluations are made about the competition for space utilization and control from hostile nations.

Sources: Newsmax, The Hill


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