Skip to comments.Obama could single-handedly nullify the 2nd Amendment
Posted on 07/22/2012 12:14:33 PM PDT by jmaroneps37
When Barack Obama signs the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty late this month, the force of his signature alone could suffice to nullify the 2nd Amendment rights of the American people.
How is this possible if a 2/3rds vote by the Senatethat is, constitutionally mandated ratification is required before the United States may become a legal party to any treaty?
Interested Americans have been told that the Arms Trade Treaty will regulate the international trade of conventional weapons, the purported goal being prevention of arms transfers to rogue or terrorist states.
Naturally, one would think regulations intended only to manage and restrict the trade of weapons to dangerous, warlike or terror-supporting countries couldnt possibly threaten the constitutionally protected right of American citizens to keep and bear arms.
However, in order to prevent the accumulation and export of possible contraband weapons, the Treaty mandates creation of a global arms catalogue an international registry detailing the existence, history and ownership records of all conventional weapons.
Every sale, every transfer of a weapon within the borders of the United States would be contained in this registry. The left have dreamed of such a national gun registry for decades and this would give it to them.
How could the gun-grabbing Obama Regime impose this clearly anti-2nd Amendment, Treaty-mandated arms registration scheme on the American people without the Senate first giving its advice and consent?
When a nation signs a treaty it is obligated to refrain from actions that would defeat the object and purpose of the treaty until such time as it makes clear its intent not to become a party to the treaty.
This is language from Article 18 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties. Adopted in 1969, 111 nations have ratified
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There are going to be a lot of firearms collections lost in unfortunate boating accidents.
I look forward to the day that the cowardly, blue-helmeted baby rapers show up at my door to take my guns away. I hope my neighbors sell tickets.
The Senate needs to ratify to give the treaty the legal power to impose it's regulations...THAT isn't going to happen...
Obama has had a ‘damn the torpedoes, full steam ahead’ attitude and he’s trampled the laws and Constitution already on his way to getting what he wants. There’s been lots of speculation as to whether he will sign this or not .... pundits seemed to be leaning ‘not’ with the election looming. I think after Aurora he’s going to do it - he’s determined to accomplish his ‘take down America, get gov’t control over the people’ objectives (going after Obamacare rather than dealing with the economic health of the country, etc.) & destroying the 2A would be as big or bigger than Obamacare .... I don’t think he’ll be able to resist. I don’t think the motivation will be to throw ‘red meat’ to his base, but that would be a side effect - get them energized that he’s “doing something” for them.
Multiply that time 80 million. It will truly be “The Shot Heard Around The World 2.0”
1. a similar plan for the UN to take over administering the Internet.
Where's the outcry on the U.N. push to regulate the Internet?
May 30, 2012: 10:56 AM ET
A regulated Internet regime would disrupt the global free flow of information and commerce. So where is the business opposition to the United Nations’ effort to control the web?
By Nina Easton, senior editor-at-large
FORTUNE — The bureaucrats at the United Nations, prodded by developing countries and exemplars of democracy like Russia and China, have hit on an enticing new way to control global communication and commerce: They want to regulate the Internet
2. A plan for the UN to tax us.
Here Is a List of Global Taxes Proposed by the United Nations Last Week
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Obama should be nullified and be given 10 days to vacate the White Hut in order that it be fumigated and otherwise cleansed for the new ocupants.
He is a traitorous dog (perhaps though he’s just a foreigner who has intruded into the White Hut and should be given an appropriate sentence for all he has put this nation through) and is America’s #1 enemy~
Vote for Romney, because he’s NOT OBAMA!
Well... I think it already is happening.
I expect that, on Dec 21, 2012, we will finally see 'the end of the world (as we know it)', when it is made public that we are under the rule of a Socialist Dictatorship.
Obama is not our nation.
Well... neither is Obama.
There might be a lot of homes lost (torn apart, burned down, blown up) in unfortunate military weapons searches under the watchful eye of heavy ordnance and orbiting air assetts, too.
Don’t think for a minute that this gang of fascist thugs isn’t capable of massive population relocation - or elimination - should they choose to quit the incrementalism and cut to the chase.
“Moulon Lav’e”? “Cold dead hands”?
Oh yeah; that can be arranged, fellas.
Just wait for the Obongo / Soros regime in conjunction with the Muslim Caliphate to drop the hammer on us and see if they care about our “rights” or “constitution”.
How many of Obongo’s Czars and gang members are known eugenicists who would be delighted to see about 50 million Americans exterminated outright?
Especially light complected, English speaking Non-Muslim ones who didn’t “vote right”?
I have a feeling that our Liberty - such as we have left of it anyway - is about to start costing us dearly... again.
AFTER we expend all of our ammo of course...
If the treaty doesn't pan out, Obama can always issue an executive order to confiscate firearms from private citizens. His eagerness to misuse the executive order to advance his own agenda is well documented. And so far, neither Congress nor the Courts have done anything to stop him.
Uh....... name one nation that has done so.
Both Russia and the US are signers of the SPACE TREATY, and I guarantee you that both nations have weaponized platforms in space. Have had for at least 25 years.
offers some hope.
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It won’t be them. It will be your friendly local SWAT squads. ATF, FBI, City Police, Sheriff’s Deputies, and Highway Patrolmen/women that come to take them. They learned when they inflicted obamacare on us, that we would not do anything except a little keyboard bitching and say “We gotta elect Republicans. Well, we elected Republicans and we still have obamacare. What have we done to convince them that we are to be taken seriously?
This is language from Article 18 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties. Adopted in 1969, 111 nations have ratified the Viena Convention.
The United States is not one of the 111 nations that have ratified the Vienna Convention. Thus, according to the "Coach is Always Right," Obama may enforce the provisions of an arms treaty that the United States has not ratified pursuant to the terms of another treaty that the United States has not ratified. Me thinks the Coach is Sometimes Stupid!
“.....the Treaty mandates creation of a global arms catalogue an international registry detailing the existence, history and ownership records of all conventional weapons.”
I recommend that they start with Mexico.
A theater massacre heavy on weapons, explosives and gear and even HEAVIER on the Internet sales of those items.. False flag? Nahhhhhh... This incident will have the same effect on the 2nd Amendment that the BP oil disaster had on the conventional oil industry in America. How convenient for 0bama these events are. The PERFECT excuses for the implementation of his ‘CHANGE’.
Rights are inalienable, just like gravity.
The U.S Supreme Court has held that a treaty cannot be used to circumvent the prohibitions of the Bill Of Rights.
If this Treaty will undermine the rights of Private Citizens of the USA you can bet Obama will want to be the First person to sign it!!
You said this not me: “The U.S Supreme Court has held that a treaty cannot be used to circumvent the prohibitions of the Bill Of Rights.”
John Roberts will just rewrite that so that if the UN calls it a tax then they can tax us buying guns or jail us etc.
“The Senate needs to ratify to give the treaty the legal power to impose it’s regulations...THAT isn’t going to happen”
Yeah, it can.
First, a few liberal senators are called to the Senate chamber in the middle of the night. Remember, the VP is President of the Senate.
Next, they hold a voice vote to relax the ‘quorum rule.’
Then they vote on the Treaty by voice again, so there will be no detailed list of which senators voted for it.
Remember, the Constitution says treaties have to be approved by 3/4 of the senators PRESENT, not 3/4 of the Senate.
Is there anything in our laws or in the Constitution itself that would prohibit the U.S. government from signing on to a treaty that would contravene our Constitution ?
Yes the media will manipulate that shooting to erode our 2nd amendment right to bear arms, and also to beat down and the Internet( our first amendment right to freedom of speech). So the media get to attack our basic rights and they also tried to get a 3 fer , by saying he was a tea party member when he wasn’t.
Ooops, it’s 2/3 of the senators present, not 3/4. Sorry.
He has done so many other illegal and evil things, he will do this too. He will get away with it and will NEVER be held accountable. That may not be what we hope for, but that is the reality of it.
Obama currently ranks just about James Buchanan, as the second worst occupant of the White House in our country’s history, trailing because his divisiveness has not yet led to open civil war. If that petty socialist tyrant tries to disarm the American citizenry, he will leap to first place by a huge margin. I hope and pray that decent Americans will remove Obama from our White House through the Electoral College before the far left takes that next step.
Show up at your door? Hell, you’re gonna have to race a lot of us just to get a crack at the bastards.
They'll just send a drone.
But only when "the federal government is acting in pursuit of its constitutionally authorized powers, "
Senate doesn't ratify the treaty, there is no constitutionally authorized powers...
I can’t see a Plant City boy willingly give up their guns to anyone.
We'll see. 2012 patriots are not the same as 18th century patriots.
There will be a lot of griping online and in bars and such but guns in the street taking on gov't overlords? We'll see.
If the 2nd or any amendment can be annulled by the actions of one corrupt politician, it wasn’t worth much to start with. Bottom line, government doesn’ protect our rights WE DO!
I have many friends thst are LEOS but I will kill them or die trying, if they try to enforce tis Dickweeds notions.
SEE: Reid v. Covert
In 1957, the US Supreme Court decided that treaties cannot supersede the Constitution. (Reid v. Covert, 354 US 1 (1956)) Mrs. Covert was one of two US military service wives who shot and killed their active-duty husbands while on US military bases abroad. Incredibly, the Air Force tried Mrs. Covert, and the Army tried Mrs. Smith, for murder by general court-martial under the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
The services argued that international law said that military tribunals had exclusive jurisdiction of all crimes on US bases, no matter who committed them. But the Supreme Court said that only a civilian court can try a civilian, no matter where that civilian is.
Then the court made abundantly clear what the Supremacy Clause really means. At issue is whether the Constitution allows all treaties, not just those made in pursuance of the Constitution, to take precedence over the Constitution.
The Court emphatically said no. TO THINK OTHERWISE WOULD BE TO LET A TREATY AMEND THE CONSTITUTION OTHER THAN THROUGH THE AMENDING PROCESS IN ARTICLE V. (See 354 US 16-17.)
The stupidity around here sometimes makes me weep.
He will sing it. Before or after the election I don’t know.
The most dangerous thing is a lame duck president and congress.
I am not. When they get ready to take them, I suppose that they will. I will have been shot full of holes by then. I will not surrender them.
Said that in an earlier thread. This is it here. Already Lautenburg or how ever you spell that name is calling for new gun laws. And this is going to be the reason Obunghole signs the treaty. IMHO
I understand. I have watched videos on youtube of staeving Russian pows and concenreation camp inmates while Himmler and other Nazis strutting around gloating.I had a mental picture of Hillary Clinton in their place. I made a vow to myself that I would never e put in the position of the pows or camp inmates. As long as there is a chance that the light of freedom will continue to shine in the U.S., I will do what I can to keep it shining. But if worse comes to worse, I rather die on my feet fighting, than to live on my knees groveling. But that is just my thoughts. Others may feel differently.