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United Nations Approves Small Arms Treaty

Draconis_Combine Wrote: Apr 02, 2013 6:57 PM
"...SAID no one ever".

The United Nations has approved the Small Arms Trade Treaty. More from WAPO:

The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to create the first international treaty regulating the global arms trade, a landmark decision that imposes new constraints on the sale of conventional arms to governments and armed groups that commit war crimes, genocide and other mass atrocities.

The U.N. vote was hailed by arms-control advocates and scores of governments, including the United States, as a major step in the global effort to enforce basic controls on the $70 billion international arms trade....