Skip to comments.UN Arms Trade Treaty: It depends on what the meaning of the word ‘consensus’ is
Posted on 02/20/2012 5:10:06 PM PST by Nachum
It has come to our attention that Arms Trade Treaty proponents are attempting to change the rules mid-stream, prior to the upcoming Treaty negotiations in early July, researchers Paul Gallant, Alan Chwick, and Joanne D. Eisen wrote in a breaking story published yesterday in AmmoLand Gun News.
Ted R. Bromund, Senior Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, alerted the public to the very real possibility that ATT proponents are changing the meaning of the term consensus and to the political ramifications for the US if ATT proponents prevail, they warn. Until now, consensus has been understood by the US and others to mean 100-percent agreement with all the provisions of the ATT.
In other words, through redefinition and procedural manipulation, those bent on global gun control can transmute 100% to two-thirds to game the results:
In plain English, this means that the Treaty will be the all-inclusive version and wish-list of everything the weapon-prohibitionists wanted from the start.
Longtime Gun Rights Examiner readers will recall Hillary Clintons reanimation of the Arms Trade Treaty in 2009, when the State Department reversed policy and said it would back launching talks on a treaty to regulate arms sales as long as the talks operated by consensus.
How unsurprising that the Clintonian "It depends upon what the meaning of the word 'is' is deception has now been reanimated to apply to the word consensus. And how revealing of the character of those behind the move.
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If we loose this they win and with it America
Molon labe mother f#ckers
So, Democrats know how disastrous it would be for them to move forward with any kind of legislation to that end, could be a disaster for them come election time.
Unless of course they could push it off on the American people in a way that makes it look like it wasn't their fault!! Hence the U.N. smalls arms treaty...a gun ban that they can blame on someone else.