USA –-(Ammoland.com)- “Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says the United Nations should adopt a treaty giving everyone on the planet the right to bear firearms,” the Associated Press reported today, citing the GOP presidential candidate’s address last week at the National Rifle Association annual meeting in St. Louis.
The left-leaning The Daily Beast made the same assumption:
The flagging candidate got a standing ovation with his proposed ‘Gingrich Doctrine’—a promise for a UN treaty to give everyone on the planet the right to bear arms.
That’s not what he said, and it’s curious TDB got it so wrong, especially since they go on to cite what Gingrich actually did say:
“The right to bear arms comes from our creator, not our government”…
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David Codrea is a long-time gun rights advocate who defiantly challenges the folly of citizen disarmament. He is a field editor for GUNS Magazine, and a blogger at The War on Guns: Notes from the Resistance. Read more at www.DavidCodrea.com.