This was just phase one of a grander plan that went beyond the US; it was to be part of the UN agenda. This is one huge setback for the globalists.
Exactly. That's why the author of this column slightly misses the point in his five-item summary when he lists as number four:
Use steps one through three to substantiate the liberal fallacy that private gun ownership leads to increased gun violence by gun owners.
It should actually read:
Use steps one through three to gain public support and international support for gun control by the UN, circumventing our own Constitution.
If the White House could get the Mexican Government to insist on international regulation of guns because "90% of the cartel's guns come from the U.S.," then they could probably increase public guilt in the U.S. about being the supplier of those guns, and in the interest of being a good neighbor, more people might be willing to subvert our individual liberties to an international agreement. I believe that was the thinking on the Left.
The author is absolutely right, however, that the Left knows they will have a hard time forcing the people of this country to go along with their push for total power as long as the citizens have guns.
Check out Sen. Obama’s “World Poverty Act” of 2008 where he pushed for US adoption the UN Millenium Declaration.
Here’s a lionk to the declaration