Skip to comments.After Obama win, U.S. backs new U.N. arms treaty talks
Posted on 11/07/2012 4:50:07 PM PST by Mad Dawgg
(Reuters) - Hours after U.S. President Barack Obama was re-elected, the United States backed a U.N. committee's call on Wednesday to renew debate over a draft international treaty to regulate the $70 billion global conventional arms trade.
U.N. delegates and gun control activists have complained that talks collapsed in July largely because Obama feared attacks from Republican rival Mitt Romney if his administration was seen as supporting the pact, a charge Washington denies.
The month-long talks at U.N. headquarters broke off after the United States - along with Russia and other major arms producers - said it had problems with the draft treaty and asked for more time.
But the U.N. General Assembly's disarmament committee moved quickly after Obama's win to approve a resolution calling for a new round of talks March 18-28. It passed with 157 votes in favor, none against and 18 abstentions.
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Only if you play by their rules. As of now, all bets are off, anything goes.
Over their dead bodies will they try to implement this.
I just read a series of long scathing comments about the re-election of Barrack Obama on Facebook by a Chinese National living here who once dreamt of immigrating. Struggling a bit with grammar, but very lengthy and clearly pissed off. Pretty stunning. (I can’t seem to copy paste them, else I would.)
That didn’t take long...
Yea yea a boating accident sadly claimed all my guns and ammo too.
At least the ones that didn’t burn in the house fire a year earlier.
...backed a U.N. committee's call on Wednesday to renew debate over a draft international treaty to regulate the $70 billion global conventional arms trade.When firearms are outlawed, only shariah-law-abiding jihadists will have firearms.
We might have to SHOW them how the 2nd works someday...
certainly looks like it
Of course you will.
They will come for them in the middle of the night, or send you neighbor for them. Or grab you wife, kids, etc, until you turn them over.
And all those nice young men in uniforms will say “We are just following orders.”
Don’t be naive. They will kill a few in a spectacular fashion and most will follow suit.
You don’t know me that well.
Can you copy and paste the URL? I would like to read it if it’s available. I work with people from Slovakia who are saying the same things.
Don’t even think he lost because he was “liberal.” That’s insanity.
Well, I guess that can work both ways now can't it?
Obama wants blood...he’ll get it
and they should have done ....what???
I missed that. If anyone knows of a mutual fund that focuses on gun comapnies pls advise.
if you want an example as to how the 2nd amendment works....challenge it!!!!
Ran by Cabela’s to pick up a Bushmaster this afternoon - place was absolutely packed. Budsgunsshop.com and cheaperthandirt.com were also jam-packed with shoppers all day (websites have an active counter).
The NRA was heavily involved in this election as posted and discussed right here on FR.
They weren’t the first to do so.
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