U.N. ARMS TREATY - NOT JUST A "POLITICAL ISSUE" ?

U.N. ARMS TREATY - NOT JUST A "POLITICAL ISSUE" ?
"People from all over the globe are meeting in New York to discuss, debate, and (many of them) try to come up with an international treaty which would "regulate" the sale and movement of firearms and ammunition. This is a massive move to impose highly restrictive gun control measures, mostly on the U.S. It is a political move by President Obama to get around the Second Amendment".

"The George Bush administration opposed this treaty. Obama reversed that policy and has enthusiastically endorsed it. I guess this falls into the category of keeping his gun control efforts "under the radar," as he explained to gun control maven Sarah Brady (reported in the Washington Post)".

'A month ago, 130 Republican House members sent a letter to President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton opposing this treaty, saying it infringes on the "fundamental, individual right to keep and bear arms."

'In an echo of the hearings on the Fast and Furious scandal at BATFE and DOJ, some Democrats are saying this is "just" a political issue. They are setting up the debate to run down party lines'.

'If the U.N. passes the treaty, the path is for it to go to the U.S. Senate for approval, and then to the President for ratification. Two problems. One, the Senate is controlled by Democrats. Now, I do believe there are many Democrats who understand that a vote to approve this treaty would guarantee that they lose their beloved seat of power. But, the Democratic leadership has shown a shrewd ability to force (call it "The Chicago Way") members of their party to do what they are told. The flip side is that WE can tell them that if they vote to approve this treaty, we will do everything that 's legally possible to defeat them in the next election'.

Keep in mind that Obama's willingness to use executive orders to bypass Congress and the American people completely is the key issue here. No, he can't ratify the treaty through executive orders, but he can do things which will require compliance with that U.N. document".

So, where are we, and what can you do? Right now, today, stand up for what you believe in, don't just talk about it on the blogs, you can call the offices of your two senators and your representative in the House. Call the local office. Call the D.C. office. Send an email (house.gov and senate.gov to find your representatives). Tell them that this is the most important issue to you and that you are asking him or her to tell the White House and the State Department to immediately oppose the Arms Trade Treaty.

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East and in Asia. ..need weapons like we need air !
And, the way those areas are, it'll be that way for centuries.

Besides, the profits are sweet, and the transport of said goods is as easy as renting a ship.
Which, is as easy as renting a car !

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