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...
(Excerpt) Read more at gunowners.org ...
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?
The accent on [Greek] verb forms is recessive. The acute should stand over the alpha, not the epsilon of labe.
Nervy little bastard aint he. He is really looking for a sh!t storm.
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Obama is very near the edge of the map with this s--t. Beyond this point, there be dragons.
Comment# 1: "Better late than never..."
Found it on goooogle ....... I know nothing of the greek language,but I believe in the idea behind this phrase. Have also seen it as “MOLON LABE”
Can't get this out enough imo
I don't check them out as much as I used to. They changed their web homepage. I liked the old one better. A lot of places would be better if they kept it simple.
Ain't that the truth, when ever I see "new and improved" for our users, I know it's going to suck
Oleg Volk used to have some photos of a female friend wearing a ball cap with the correct spelling on the front. I don't see it now, but there is some interesting material here.
This is where ol servantboy draws a line in the sand.
I will never hand over my freedom.
This needs to be cleared away so we can restore our Republic.
Poster Correia at TheHighRoad.us used to make shirts and hats with it on there. I have a matching hat and shirt. Black with white lettering. Not sure if he still does them...
In my state of corruption you now need a license for a BB gun!
But you do need guns. Without them you're nothing but a walking corpse and I refuse to be a corpse before my metabolic functions cease.
Hmmm that is just what Joe says. What I need to do is leave NJ asap.
This gun grabbing treaty is known as (keyword) CIFTA.
Here is excellent video coverage of the treaty by Lou Dobbs of CNN:
Thanks for the ping!
We probably need to pass a law stating that the constitution of the United States and the bill of rights trump all treaties and cannot be superseded or modified by any treaty.
It’s all Greek to me.
Now that I think about, the retroflex accent on the ultima of "molon" (participle) should probably be a circumflex.
they want vague laws and treaties that lets them do whatever they want
Mine guns are loaded. If you want them, come get them if you think you can.
Yes, there are. Obama should consider the old proverb.
FYI, there is no NEED for the Supremes to consider 2nd Amendment Incorporation! FACT: The 2nd Amendment is SELF-incorporated to all government entities at every level. It is MORE ABSOLUTE than the 1st Amendment, or any of the others, because the wording forbids not only CONGRESS, but ANYONE from infringing on it. The 1st says Congress shall make no law.... The 2nd say shall NOT be infringed! Period! End of debate!
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