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Obama Administration Partners With the UN to Attack the Second Amendment

dukebluedevil Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 7:55 AM
Is a two-thirds majority of the Senate necessary to ratify this treaty or just a simple majority?
rigby4 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 8:37 AM
He can sign an exutive order.
Major Kid, USMC Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 8:03 AM
Two thirds and it's doubtful they can get it, contrary to what I mistakenly said earlier in another thread when I made a mistake on the number of Democrats in the Senate.
skywalker58 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 8:20 AM
It won't matter if the Senate ratifies it or not. This administration doesn't care. It enforced Indian law and seized fretboards it deemed illegally obtained from Gibson Guitar on multiple occations. No US law was violated. No US regulations were violated. Gibson has paperwork indicating its legality from India, but the Agriculture Department sent SWAT Teams into two factories on different occations and seized the wood "claiming it violated Inidan law. No charges have EVER been filed, but the U.S. government still has Gibson's property.
skywalker58 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 8:22 AM
If anyone think that THIS government won't come seize your guns because they violate a UN treaty, ratified by the Senate or not, you are dilusional. The DOJ, Energy Dept, Agriculture Dept, EPA, etc, are all run by zealots and radicals and they don't care what YOU think.
gwharpo Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 10:01 AM
And I don't give a fk what they think.

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Hours after U.S. President Barack Obama was re-elected, the United States backed a U.N. committee's call on Wednesday to renew debate over a...