Skip to comments.National Rifle Association vows to fight arms trade treaty at U.N.
Posted on 12/27/2012 10:38:49 PM PST by Alaska Wolf
The leading U.S. pro-gun group, the National Rifle Association, has vowed to fight a draft international treaty to regulate the $70 billion global arms trade and dismissed suggestions that a recent U.S. school shooting bolstered the case for such a pact.
The U.N. General Assembly voted on Monday to restart negotiations in mid-March on the first international treaty to regulate conventional arms trade after a drafting conference in July collapsed because the U.S. and other nations wanted more time. Washington supported Monday's U.N. vote.
U.S. President Barack Obama has come under intense pressure to tighten domestic gun control laws after the December 14 shooting massacre of 20 children and six educators at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. His administration has since reiterated its support for a global arms treaty that does not curtail U.S. citizens' rights to own weapons.
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Forget Piers Morgen, we need to deport the UN.
LOL! What's the saying? "UN out of the US: US out of the UN!"
How about both plus all the illegals?
The NRA should give the same reply Leonidas gave the persians...”come and get them”
UNaccountable bureaucrats are socialists. DEFUND the UN. DISMANTLE the UN.
I used to see those signs during the 60’s. Now I understand.