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Can House Stop U.N. Arms
Trade Treaty Gun Grab?

Investor´s Business Daily, by Staff

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Posted By:HollowLeg, 11/23/2012 10:37:01 PM

Second Amendment: A House resolution, as futile as it may be, represents growing opposition to another administration bow to the U.N. encroachment on U.S. sovereignty at the expense of its laws and even our Constitution. Treaties are ratified by a two-thirds majority of the Senate, and the final version of the U.N.´s Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) may likely be signed by this president and ratified by this Senate, especially if presented as a "sensible restriction" on international arms trafficking with no impact on our Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms. But some House members

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Reply 1 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/23/2012 10:54:51 PM     (No. 9031231)

After Obama appoints a couple more justices the SC will declare anything he wants the law of the land.

When summoned Roberts will take a limo over the WH for detailed instructions.

Until then the GOP has some chance of stopping the worst treaties in the Senate. But that is not as effective as it sounds.

Obama can try using executive orders to operate "as if" the treaty is in effect until the Senate votes. Then Reid can block a Senate vote indefinitely.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dragonlearner, 11/23/2012 11:00:49 PM     (No. 9031235)

The Democrats are playing a dangerous game here. They are going a bit too far and I suspect they´re no going to like the consequences of this move. If the president undermines the constitution, he´ll need to worry about losing the protections it affords him.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Peach1, 11/24/2012 12:18:03 AM     (No. 9031265)

This president has already undermined our constitution numerous times and is still standing.

I pray when this arms treaty is approved, and it will be because the liberals just can´t themselves, it will be the start of the new revolution.

I mean honestly, what the hell is it going to take?

We have become a nation of wimps!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Peach1, 11/24/2012 12:19:24 AM     (No. 9031266)

Sorry, meant to say "can´t help themselves" in previous post.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 11/24/2012 1:16:41 AM     (No. 9031294)

"The treaty establishes a bizarre moral equivalence between countries that trade arms to defend freedom and those that do so to suppress and extinguish it."

Much like the liberals´ bizarre moral equivalence between the criminals who commit crime with guns and the law-abiding citizens who use guns to defend self, family, and home...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: rambo77, 11/24/2012 2:11:24 AM     (No. 9031316)

The last graph in the story tells it. Zippy will do all he can to get it passed but if it isn´t funded, how is he going to enforce (collect the arms) it? And who is he going to get to do his dirty work? The local law people will know better as they know where all the guns are and they´ll know better than to try to collect them. Let this dog lie, Zippo. We are all loaded and locked.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Trigger2, 11/24/2012 2:37:43 AM     (No. 9031330)

Who´s Barry going to get to enforce it? Why, it´ll be the SEIU, UAW, etc. This is Barry´s army.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Judith, 11/24/2012 6:05:08 AM     (No. 9031399)

The answer would be no. A weak congress, a corrupt, powerful leader, a useless judiciary. Wonder when the people of this country will get a clue?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: provide, 11/24/2012 6:22:05 AM     (No. 9031410)

The Dems will take the House in two years and he´ll have all he needs.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Lefticide, 11/24/2012 10:22:14 AM     (No. 9031740)

None of this really matters. When confiscation begins, so shall the revolution. Everybody with any sense knows this. It´s not a matter of if, but when.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: MattMusson, 11/24/2012 10:27:09 AM     (No. 9031751)

A treaty goes into effect when the President signs it - according to international law that the USA has ratified. If the Senate does not vote on the treaty - it remains in effect until a President repudiates it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: hamrman, 11/24/2012 10:58:37 AM     (No. 9031787)

They had better stop this lunacy...

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Reply 13 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 11/24/2012 12:32:41 PM     (No. 9031945)

If they can´t, I´ll bet the American people can...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Starlifter Nav, 11/24/2012 12:33:34 PM     (No. 9031947)

50+ Senators (both sides) said they would not vote to ratify last time around. That was just a few months back- not too much will have changed but getting on the horn to them to "strongly encourage" them to maintain that position, is the best next step.

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