According to the newspaper, The Hill, the U S Senate on May 23, 2013 voted 53 to 46 to prevent the U S from agreeing to sign the U N Small Arms Treaty which has the intended purpose of outlawing individual gun ownership. Since the U S is one of the very few countries where individuals may own guns, our guns are a prime target.
We came within only four votes from the U.S. Senate of giving our Constitutional rights over to the United Nations. The U.N. Small Arms Treaty, which has been championed by the Obama Administration, would have effectively placed a global ban on the import and export of small firearms. The ban would have affected all private gun owners in the U.S. and had language that would have implemented an international gun registry on all private guns and ammo. Astonishingly, 46 out of our 100 United States Senators were willing to give away our Constitutional rights to a foreign power.
Which 46 Senators Voted to Ban Our Guns?
Obama (#47), Clinton and now Kerry, are all full bore behind this program despite Obama's denials prior to the elections that he was not after our weapons. All 47 of them are coming up for re-election soon. What do you think we the Idaho Fly Fishers should do here?