Skip to comments.Obama told to back off U.N. gun treaty
Posted on 07/05/2012 3:56:01 PM PDT by Beave Meister
Over 100 members of Congress appear to share the concerns of a former Army general who has sounded the alarm over efforts by the Obama Administration to push through the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, or ATT.
As WND reported, retired Lt. Gen. William Boykin earlier this year, in a video in which he claimed Obama was leading America down the path of a quiet, Marxist revolution, blasted the ATT, also known as the small arms treaty, saying it would regulate private gun ownership.
There has been a decree by the administration by the president and the secretary of state saying that our president will sign the United Nations small arms treaty, which is about how we will buy sell and control individual private weapons, Boykin warned. That means the United Nations, an international body will decide how you and I as Americans can buy and sell our weapons, how we control those weapons, who is authorized to have those weapons and where they are. This is a dangerous trend.
Now some 130 lawmakers, consisting of mostly Republicans, but also including Democrats such as Reps. Jason Altmire, Sanford Bishop, Jerry Costello, Danny Davis and Peter DeFazio sent off a letter to the Obama administration opposing the treaty.
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
“...in a video in which he claimed Obama was leading America down the path of a quiet, Marxist revolution...”
At least someone, somewhere, gets it.
“...in a video in which he claimed Obama was leading America down the path of a quiet, Marxist revolution...
At least someone, somewhere, gets it.”
He spoke at my church a few months ago.
A most impressive man. He does, indeed, “get it”.
One account here:
2/3 of Senators PRESENT.
2/3 of Senators PRESENT.
My understanding is that it takes a 2/3 majority vote of who is in attendance for the vote. So if O wants to push it through he can covertly schedule the vote....
I wouldn’t put it past him...
Thanks for the link; quite an interesting read.
You’re welcome. Glad you enjoyed it.
>>I wonder where my Sen-a-tor lives.<<
So, the vote is scheduled for some well-chosen moment, it gets "legally" passed and then the Repubs can safely say "Oh well, it was all done according to the constitution. We don't like it one little bit but we'll just have to live with it now."
I would hope tha the reruns would be smart enough to not allow this scenario.
Over the past couple of days there have been conflicting reports on this treaty and how it will effect gun control. Who do you believe? Certainly not the UN..
F Bambi....what a POS
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