Skip to comments.U.N. passes sweeping international arms regulation viewed by some as Second Amendment override
Posted on 04/02/2013 9:47:36 AM PDT by ColdOne
The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday signed off on a sweeping, first-of-its-kind treaty to regulate the international arms trade, brushing aside worries from U.S. gun rights advocates that the pact could lead to a national firearms registry and disrupt the American gun market.
The long-debated U.N. Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) requires countries to regulate and control the export of weaponry such as battle tanks, combat vehicles and aircraft and attack helicopters, as well as parts and ammunition for such weapons. It also provides that signatories will not violate arms embargoes, international treaties regarding illicit trafficking, or sell weaponry to a countries for genocide, crimes against humanity or other war crimes.
With the Obama administration supporting the final treaty draft, the General Assembly vote was 154 to 3, with 23 abstentions.
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Not in my house! NO, NO, NO!
Here it comes. The President will sign it and expect the Senate to do the same in kind. He will shame them and blame them for violence around the world if they don’t.
It will never affect my gun ownership in any way. They can stick their own guns up their asses and pull the triggers for all I care.
I look forward to Blue Helmet target shooting with 30’06 black tips.
Satan moves for World Control.
Just had my CMP Garand delivered Monday. I’ll join ya!
165 grain .300 Win Mags. He he.
Don’t worry: there are a lot of Democrats in the Senate in tough re-election campaigns. It’ll never pass the Senate. :)
-What they said about Obamacare in March 2010....
“It will never affect my gun ownership in any way. “
As long as you don’t plan on getting a new one, that is probably true, but you may not be able to get the ammo you want.
Bye-bye, surplus ammo.
C’n I come too? I have some ordnance.
Somebody should tell the NINC (narcissist in chief) that no treaty supersedes the Constitution, and if he tries to enforce an unconstitutional treaty, it would be legal grounds for “replacing an oppressive government.”
Although, I do believe that he overstepped that boundary a long time ago.
Sounds like a plan!
If the Senate ratifies the U.N. arms control treaty, we will have lots of RINOs to blame along with Democrats. I seem to recall that some of the former as well as some of the latter are up for reelection next year.
Now I can see it happening to me. But not without a fight.
Presumably the US voted FOR it too, instead of vetoing it.
You can thank Obama. He is going to get your guns one way or another.
“The U.S., however, indicated last week that it would vote for the treaty despite opposition from the pro-gun group, Reuters reported.
The National Rifle Association has portrayed the draft treaty as a threat to gun ownership rights enshrined in the U.S. Constitution and has lobbied to defeat the proposal at the U.N. The NRA last week praised the Senate’s passage of an amendment to the Democratic budget proposal that would prevent the U.S. from entering into the treaty.”
UN adopts pact to regulate multibillion-dollar global arms trade
count me in. always wondered what these odd looking blue tips will do.
How long did it take to get the M1?