Skip to comments.U.S. Agrees To U.N. Global Gun Control
Posted on 04/04/2013 3:37:18 PM PDT by raptor22
Global Gun Control: Despite a prior Senate rebuff, President Obama will likely sign and push a treaty embraced by the world's oppressors and thugs who fear armed citizens.
The treaty's prior rejection by the Senate 53-46 in a nonbinding test vote as part of the budget debate in a body where a two-thirds vote to ratify is required would seem to doom the United Nations pact endorsed by the Obama administration.
However, the president will likely sign it and, as is his custom these days, try to enforce key provisions by stealth, executive order and by "common-sense" regulations and restrictions.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday that the White House was pleased with the outcome, but "as is the case with all treaties of this nature, we will follow normal procedures to conduct a thorough review of the treaty text to determine whether to sign the treaty."
It is doubtful the president would not sign a treaty he has pushed for through his past and present secretaries of state, Hillary Clinton and John Kerry.
"The U.S. Senate is united in strong opposition to a treaty that puts us on level ground with dictatorships who abuse human rights and arm terrorists, but there is real concern that the administration feels pressured to sign a treaty that violates our constitutional rights," Sen. Jerry Moran, a Kansas Republican, said Tuesday.
Supporters of the pact say it doesn't really threaten our Second Amendment rights, regulates only international arms trade, and won't be ratified anyway.
But there is also real concern that the Obama administration still might use it as a pretext not to sell weapons to allies like Israel and Taiwan, or to restrict the import of firearms and ammunition for individual end users.
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It’s post election. Of course we’re going to sign on to anything the UN wants now. Obama has nothing to lose.
He’s really good at the “I WON” and in your face stuff.
He’s not so good when someone pushes back though, he tends to get a bit heavy-handed then.
I can’t wait to see the UN army enforce that.
I feel you frustration.
Its all happening way too fast.
I told a friend at easter I am OK with my WW2 parents being gone because if they were still around there frigen heads would explode.
It is absolutely extraordinarily the utter contempt these people have for people.
It’s post-election. He as a lot more room to maneuver, or whatever it was he wanted Putin’s towel-boy to take back to Vlad.
Utter betrayal by congress; in the event that the Obama government attempts to enforce any UN ban on firearms, or any UN regulations whatsoever, there will be considerable dissent by the American people.
Not to overstate the case, but this could be an enormous problem which leads to very great friction in the United States.
NO UN treaty could be considered to override the Bill of Rights; should the Obama administration attempt to nullify ANY clause of the Bill of Rights by stealth or fiat, it will generate thorny legal problems, not to mention considerable citizen dissatisfaction and dissent.
Not going to enforce it. UN is a paper tiger.
He signs it, and you’ve got Civil War II....States will secede over this.
.....And likely revolt.
I wonder why?
A revolt or civil war is very likely in my lifetime.
I think it may be the same thing that happens to successful Rock Stars and Hollywood actors.
Everybody in their circles treat them like gods, and they think they know what’s best, because no one in their circle will dare to question them.
Just a thought.
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