Skip to comments.During NRA speech, Trump drops out of another global arms treaty
Posted on 04/26/2019 11:17:14 AM PDT by Innovative
President Trump announced Friday that he would un-sign the global arms pact known as the Arms Trade Treaty in the latest illustration of his aversion to international pacts and world governance.
We will never allow foreign bureaucrats to trample on your Second Amendment freedom, Trump said during a speech before the National Rifle Association in Indianapolis. Im officially announcing today that the United States will be revoking the effect of Americas signature from this badly misguided treaty.
The origins of the treaty, which sets out international rules for sales and transfers of everything from small arms to large planes and ships, date to the George W. Bush administration. It was negotiated under the auspices of the United Nations and signed in 2013 under President Barack Obama but has never been ratified by U.S. lawmakers.
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It was never ratified. Obama knew it wouldn’t be ratified, but signed anyway.
Although this will be portrayed by the MSM as Trump’s arbitrary decision, the over-reach was Obama’s. Here, and with the Paris Accord as well.
Liberals will be going ballistic!.................................More than usual.................
Move in the right direction but to be honest I am more concerned about the Dems constant effort to take away our 2nd Amendment rights.
The Arms Trade Treaty was the UN’s encroachment into our nation’s sovereignty. The Globalists lose, America wins.
Bur,...But.... wtf bout our image worldsugar daddy....???????????????????
Best election, best POTUS, evah!
You want to bow to the World Government, Congress needs to put their head on the chopping block and vote for it.
Think Ill go to gun range this weekend
Great! Now that means we won’t have to shoot at blue helmets anytime soon.
Congress did not ratify it.
Trump said....What the hell are you doing. We do not have an International Constitution.
Not valid anyway (since it was never ratified) so it is not binding. Trump is still 0/1 on gun issues. He banned bumpstocks but hasn’t done anything on the plus gun side.
HK can be imported again to the USA?
your kidding right?
forgetting about judges ?
forgetting about NRA appearances ?
This treaty gave the UN the right to do that....which is why the head RAT (Zero) signed it. That way the RATs could say, "It's not us doing this. It's the UN"
not just their constant effort to take away gun rights, but also their deep desire to give away our sovereignty to foreign nations
Entangling treaties are one way constitutional rights can be damaged or taken away.
Yeah it was clear he said ‘no foreigners’ would ever take away our 2a rights. That of course doesn’t mean domestic enemies won’t stop trying.
But given his context was about getting out of a bad foreign treaty, his point is great and its good we are out of that mess.
Not ratified = the US is not a party to the treaty and could not “pull out” because it was never in
Negotiated by W, signed by Obama in 2013 but never ratified in the past six years? Ditch it.
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