We need to understand that, guided by lying proponents of the Arms Trade Treaty, we are rapidly becoming one small island on a globe where the norm is strict arms regulation leading to disarmament.
Two papers provide carefully documented proof that ratification of an international treaty can occur —and can be made binding to U.S. citizens— without any Senate action at all.
There is one very real loophole that almost no one talks about, or even recognizes. And it lies in the U.S. Constitution.
It is of great concern to ATT proponents that the final negotiating conference in July 2012 not get bogged down, that’s because the Treaty may not be ready in time if Obama is a one-term president.
The big lie is that the violence has been fostered, not by the presence of weapons, but by the UN itself. It is a lie both by omission, and a lie by the deliberate confusion and misuse of statistics.
We predict that a global Arms Trade Treaty will come into force late this year. Diplomats are currently preparing for a final negotiating conference, to be held at the UN between July 2 and July 27, 2012…
740,000 People die, each year, from “armed violence” claims The 2008 GBAV Report…