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Senate Votes To Block U.S. From Joining UN Arms Treaty

JayhawkerJayhawker ModeratorPosts: 16,928 Senior Member
A step in the right direction IMHO.'



(The Hill)

In the last batch of amendment votes to the budget, the Senate voted on several foreign policy proposals.

Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) introduced an amendment that would prevent the United States from entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty in order to uphold the Second Amendment. His amendment passed on a 53-46 vote.

Republicans have been critical of President Obama’s decision to consider the treaty, although Obama has said he would not vote for anything that would violate the Second Amendment.
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  • AiredaleAiredale Banned Posts: 624 Senior Member
    I'm still wary of the libs that advocate gun control, but Obama seems have the the knowledge that he or no politician can change our Constitution single handedly.
    It gives me more admiration for our Founding Fathers.
  • Virginia BoyVirginia Boy Member Posts: 213 Member
    But, it is sad to think that we have 46 Senators, that would
    put us under U.N. authority.
    Remember, when in Germany, Obumma said that he was a citizen
    of the world.
    Rights and freedoms, won with patriot's blood,
    shall not be taken away, by ink from a tyrant's pen.
  • mosseybuckmosseybuck Member Posts: 524 Senior Member
    Take note that 46 Democrats:devil: voted against passing this amendment!:angry:
    USMC '59-'65, NRA Lifer, Tennessee Squire
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