Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Arms Trade Treaty talks are back, and the push for passage is stronger than ever

Anti-gun and other activists up the pressure as talks resume at the United Nations targeting agreement on an international  arms trade treaty. Amenesty International specifically targets President Obama in its push:

Unfortunately, Mr. Obama probably doesn't need much nudging.

Here's another taste of pro-treaty propaganda, it too specifically targets lobbying Mr. Obama:

Last summer, there was active opposition to the treaty. The NRA continues its opposition, but the Washington Post notes the NRA is also fighting national legislation in the Congress this time around.

Treaty advocates hope to have their work done and approved by the end of the month.

From related posts last year:
About that UN Small Arms Treaty
NRA: Gun registration is part of arms treaty draft
How far could Obama take an unratified treaty?

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