Skip to comments.Re-elected Obama Pushes Anti-2nd Amendment Gun Grab
Posted on 11/08/2012 4:13:01 PM PST by raptor22
Second Amendment: Within hours of re-election, the administration fast-tracked a treaty in the United Nations that transcends borders and tramples our constitutional right to keep and bear arms. It was no coincidence.
Less than 24 hours after President Obama's re-election, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations helped move the U.N.'s Arms Control Treaty a step closer to enactment. America joined 157 other nations in voting Wednesday to finalize the treaty in March. None was opposed and there were 18 abstentions.
U.N. delegates and gun-control activists had complained that talks collapsed in July largely because Obama feared attacks from Republican rival Mitt Romney if his administration was seen as openly supporting the pact. But once the election was over, the Obama administration had more flexibility to pull the trigger on supporting the pact.
The Obama administration, which reversed long-standing U.S. opposition to the treaty in 2009, says the treaty does not threaten our Second Amendment rights and applies only to international arms trade. But its record of opposition to private gun ownership and its deference to international bodies and their authority give us pause.
So does a paper by the U.N.'s Coordinating Action on Small Arms. It notes that arms have been "misused by lawful owners" and demands that the "arms trade therefore be regulated in ways that would ... minimize the misuse of legally owned weapons."
Is an American defending his home against intruders just such a "misuse"?
Even if the treaty applied only to transfers of small arms between nations, would that mean restrictions on our ability to aid allies such as Israel and Taiwan? Would we be forbidden from supporting resistance movements around the world that rise up against the very dictators who support this treaty?
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Obama plans to make criminals of us all to make his base look “normal”.
Article II, section 2, clause 2
“[The President] shall have Power, by and with Advice and Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur...”
It’s OK, Mitt Romney would have done the same thing. After all, I’ve been told by plenty of people that he’s identical to Obama. /s
Hence gun sales through the roof! This Administration seems to continue to try to find ways around or though the Constitution. The UN in coming next. Arm now or regret it later...
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We're not subjects of a world government. We have representatives who speak for us. Did my congressman approve of this? My senator? Are we not a representative Republic?
We need our military to protect us from our own government. It's out of control. Where are they?
Oh well, at least those who voted for O can be happy knowing we will all have “free” healthcare and contraception.
Since when has Obama obeyed or respected the Constitution? Or Harry Reid for that matter.
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From my cold dead hands.......From my cold dead hands......
No, we are no longer a republic. We will now be ruled by consensus. And we will all have to fight like hell to stop this..maybe even by arms.
I am going to have to build some hog pens and get some hogs. I hope the blue helmet boys don’t make them sick.
Ayn Rand quotes:
There’s no way to rule innocent men. The only power government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren’t enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
When you see that trading is done, not by consent, but by compulsion - when you see that in order to produce, you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing - when you see that money is flowing to those who deal, not in goods, but in favors - when you see that men get richer by graft and by pull than by work, and your laws don’t protect you against them, but protect them against you - when you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice - you may know that your society is doomed.
Agreed, Bring it.