UN Arms Trade Treaty – Representative Joe Walsh Proposes a Bill to Prevent Future Gun Control of U.S. Citizens

UN Arms Trade Treaty – Representative Joe Walsh Proposes a Bill to Prevent Future Gun Control of U.S. Citizens

The legislation proposed by Representative Joe Walsh anticipates the future UN Arms Trade Treaty due out sometime in 2012. No one is certain what it will contain in its final form, but many gun rights groups have warned that it will seek to undermine our Second Amendment gun rights in the USA.

Representative Joe Walsh (R-IL) has drafted a bill that would block U.S. funding to the United Nations if it seeks to implement gun control measures affecting U.S. citizens.

Despite victories by gun owners in elections and legislative battles throughout the country in recent years, on the international front gun control is moving quickly.

Most significantly, in 2012 the UN plans to release a final draft of the Arms Trade Treaty—a treaty that will have severe consequences for American gun owners.

Meetings are held behind close doors, but from information gathered by GOA we believe that the ATT will, at the very least, require gun owner registration and microstamping of ammunition. . . .

Read more at Gun Owners of America.

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