Skip to comments.Obama Administration to Sign U.N. Arms Trade Treaty "In the Very Near Future"
Posted on 05/17/2013 7:19:12 PM PDT by Daffynition
As we reported last month, on April 2, the United Nations General Assembly voted 153-4 to pass the Arms Trade Treaty, with the United States voting in favor and several countries abstaining. The vote in the General Assembly pushed the treaty process forward after negotiations twice failed to deliver on the goal of developing the treaty by consensus. The Obama Administration is expected to sign the treaty soon after it is opened for signature on June 3.
According to a May 16 Amnesty International article, a senior US diplomat--Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Countryman--has confirmed the U.S. government will be quick to sign the new treaty. According to the article, Countryman said on Wednesday that the United States would sign the ATT "in the very near future."
If the deeply problematic treaty is signed, the fight will move to the U.S. Senate, where the Obama administration would need to find 67 senators to ratify the treaty.
Of course, anti-gun Amnesty International approves of the treaty and is advocating its signing and ratification. In addition, Amnesty International has gone so far as to claim that the treaty will not affect "domestic gun control regulations."
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Pootie said he would never support it so they will not sign and anyone thinking that china will sign anything that would stop their agenda is insane.
A UN treaty is unenforceable and not worth the hard drive on which it resides.
Do none of you remember how Zer0Care was supposed to be DOA?
With another Cornhusker Kickback, a Louisianna Purchase and a few other well placed bribes, this administration and Congress could pass a bill allowing slavery of caucasians except for politicians and their families....for now.
Ted Cruz was not in the House (he wasn’t even elected to the Senate yet) and the dims owned everything... not the same today.
They couldn’t find sixty seven senators to agree that the sky is blue.
Barry can sign it til the cows come home but the senate is not going to ratify it. Clinton signed a bunch of carpola that never got ratified.
Sign away you muzzie lovin commie. You will be in Leavenworth prison with your new cellmate Bubba soon.
I believe NOT voting on is tacit approval.
EVERYTHING Barry Hussein does is ON BEHALF of what he thinks his “favorite” parts of the world want, what’s good for THEM, not what’s good for America. Once you understand that, you understand the core corruption and essential identity of this otherworldly figure we are obliged to call “President”.
You aren't the only one shaking his head.