Skip to comments.Obama Pushing Treaty To Ban Reloading -- Even BB guns could be on the chopping block
Posted on 06/09/2009 3:12:11 PM PDT by neverdem
Remember CANDIDATE Barack Obama? The guy who wasnt going to take away our guns?
Well, guess what?
Less than 100 days into his administration, hes never met a gun he didnt hate.
A week ago, Obama went to Mexico, whined about the United States, and bemoaned (before the whole world) the fact that he didnt have the political power to take away our semi-automatics. Nevertheless, that didnt keep him from pushing additional restrictions on American gun owners.
Its called the Inter-American Convention Against Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, and Other Related Materials. To be sure, this imponderable title masks a really nasty piece of work.
First of all, when the treaty purports to ban the illicit manufacture of firearms, what does that mean?
1. Illicit manufacturing of firearms is defined as assembly of firearms [or] ammunition ... without a license....
Hence, reloading ammunition -- or putting together a lawful firearm from a kit -- is clearly illicit manufacturing.
Modifying a firearm in any way would surely be illicit manufacturing. And, while it would be a stretch, assembling a firearm after cleaning it could, in any plain reading of the words, come within the screwy definition of illicit manufacturing.
2. Firearm has a similarly questionable definition.
[A]ny other weapon is a firearm, according to the treaty -- and the term weapon is nowhere defined.
So, is a BB gun a firearm? Probably.
A toy gun? Possibly.
A pistol grip or firing pin? Probably. And who knows what else.
If these provisions (and others) become the law of the land, the Obama administration could have a heyday in enforcing them. Consider some of the other provisions in the treaty:
* Banning reloading. In Article IV of the treaty, countries commit to adopting necessary legislative or other measures to...
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When my cold dead hands can’t defend our rights any longer.....
I will not just give this one up.
Your right, better late than never being Barry has already turned the Constitution into a welcome door mat, hell, now he is proceeding with ripping it to shreds. Michelle needs some enviro-friendly mulch in her White House garden....
AMEN TO THAT!!!!!
Give a toy gun to a boy, point it at the Zero and see what his reaction is, and laugh at him!
This is the reason he is the Firearms Salesman of the Year.
Yep, now we're going to make some reloading equipment manufacturers and components dealers wealthy! You bethcha! Let's go buy that stuff, er, buy MORE of it that is...
Pass whatever law you want, illegitimate usurper. I will obey not a single one of them.
The failed drug war is being used to take your guns. I hope the drug warriors consider this “worth it.”
This is from April 21st
Everytime this dumb ass brown clown opens his pie hole on firearms he causes a stampede on semi-autos and ammunition . He certainly is the salesman of the year when it comes to firarms. Trouble is the price of each keeps going up and up and ammo especially is getting harder to find in stock .
FUBO and the jackass you rode in on.
I anxiously wonder how the worthless government trolls will dare attack American citizens for disobeying the Communist in Chief.
The democrat bastards and their lackeys are playing with fire, and they are going to be the ones getting the blowtorch.
November 5th is just a few months away...maybe a Guy Fawkes party?
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