Skip to comments.U.N. arms treaty a direct threat to American gun ownership
Posted on 06/05/2013 2:05:16 PM PDT by neverdem
Oxfam America has long served as a reliable cheerleader for nearly all misguided United Nations policy. However, Oxfam America President Raymond Offenheisers Friday op-ed (President should ignore fear mongering and sign arms treaty) is an exceptional illustration of this blind allegiance. Offenheiser wants us to simultaneously believe the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty is both the single most important tool to cracking down on war crimes and that the treaty has absolutely no teeth whatsoever. Thats twisted logic for sure. Heres the truth.
The Arms Trade Treaty directly threatens the Second Amendment rights and privacy of American gun owners. Article 12 of the treaty encourages signatory nations to compile records of all end users of firearms imported into their county and to supply this sensitive personal information to the government of the exporting country.
Cox is executive director of the National Rifle Associations Institute for Legislative Action.
I have plenty I just need to be able to restock ammo as used...
COME AND TAKE IT!
Blue helmets on American soil BAD. Blue helmets conducting gun confiscation in the Republic of Texas STUPID and SUICIDAL. Ditto Oklahoma, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, the rest of the South, Ohio, et al.
All that said, even obastard wasn’t stupid enough to sign on. He has effectively pocket vetoed the treaty.
Blue helmets in TX for gun confiscation? Pop some popcorn and sit back and enjoy!
Leave some BH’s for the rest of us if that happens! LOL!
Might have to put a limit on em...
Constitutional Limitations on the Treaty Power
“As statutes may be held void because they contravene the Constitution, it should follow that treaties may be held void, the Constitution being superior to both. And indeed the Court has numerous times so stated.”
TREATIES DO NOT SUPERCEDE THE CONSTITUTION
America is pretty much stocked up to the gills anyway.
I’m sorry, but this is an interpretation of the Constitution in one of its early incarnations, you know, before it was shocked into a breathing, living document that is meant to keep up with the times without the need to actually amend the thing in accordance with its terms. S/
Now, it is more like the Pirate code, more a set of guidelines than rules...
Another question to ask Republican candidates for president: will you abrogate this treaty?
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