Now activists are holding several days of protests, calling on an end to the presidents drone strike program.
“There is no ethical or legal rational for attacking people in countries we are not currently at war with,” said Rick Greenblatt with San Diego Coalition for Peace and Justice.
“I’m impressed with the technology, but our civil liberties could be trampled.”
The drone industry in San Diego brings in 2 billion dollars in government contracts, and employees as many as 14,000 people.
Protestors are expected to march on the gates of General Atomics, the San Diego based company that builds the predator drone. Across the nation there are expected to be dozens of other protest also calling on congress, to reign in the presidents executive powers to kill, without a specific threat to Americans.