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U.N. approves first global arms trade treaty

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This needs to be everywhere.

CNN and their 24 hr news still hasn't posted a story about it. Way to be on top of breaking world news.

The Senate is our last bulwark against this thing. We're all screwed.

“Politicians are like diapers; they need to be changed often and for the same reason.” ― Mark Twain

"Give a man a gun and he can rob a bank. Give a man a bank and he can rob the world."

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Submitted by emalvini on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 09:05
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UN Goes For Guns

The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday signed off on a sweeping, first-of-its-kind treaty to regulate the international arms trade, brushing aside worries from U.S. gun rights advocates that the pact could lead to a national firearms registry and disrupt the American gun market.

The long-debated U.N. Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) requires countries to regulate and control the export of weaponry such as battle tanks, combat vehicles and aircraft and attack helicopters, as well as parts and ammunition for such weapons. It also provides that signatories will not violate arms embargoes, international treaties regarding illicit trafficking, or sell weaponry to a countries for genocide, crimes against humanity or other war crimes.

Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/apr/2/un-passes-int...

Just sayin..