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Obama Sends Signed U.N. Arms Trade Treaty to Senate for Approval
by S.H. Blannelberry on December 14, 2016
In what is an apparent last-ditch effort to push through some form of gun control, the Obama administration transmitted the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty to the Senate for ratification last week.
“I recommend that the Senate give early and favorable consideration to the Treaty, and that it give its advice and consent to ratification of the Treaty, subject to the understandings and declarations set forth in the accompanying report,” Obama said in the press release.
The “registration scheme” referenced by the NRA is a clear and present danger which still presents itself in this latest ratification attempt. This is because the ATT is advertised as a way to monitor and control the movement of “small arms and light weapons across borders.” To that end, the treaty encourages records for “end use or end [users]” to be maintained for “a minimum of ten years” after the weapons reach their final destination. This requires the creation of a database of sales records–which would include information on the weapons and the owners–and that information would be internationally maintained; after all, this is a UN treaty.
The treaty gives gun controllers an opportunity to usurp the authority of the Second Amendment, replacing it with the authority of the UN–an unaccountable international body that lacks commitment to the natural rights which served as guiding principles for our Founding Fathers.
originally posted by: jimmyx
originally posted by: Trueman
a reply to: infolurker
Honestly, it's he really wants to destroy the country.
really?....like that has a chance to pass in this right-wing congress?...what are you smokin'??.....you'll have someone in there soon enough that will do that.