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A Nation Arms Itself -- For What?

Shavager. Wrote: Apr 04, 2012 10:49 PM
What Buchanon forgot to mention in the story, ONLY the Senate gets a vote on any Treaty signed by a president and it TAKES 67 YES VOTES to pass a Treaty that becomes the "law of the land". Right now Owebumbler can't get enough votes, he doesn't even have enough in his own party to pass it, much less enough GOP votes, especially in an election YEAR. You couldn't DRAG a DemocRAT to a vote on a 2nd Amendment issue this year unless it's a staged event like the Manchin/Begich Senate bill S. 2188 which is a SMOKE screen to fool gun owners for support for Manchin and other DemocRAT Senators up for election.

With the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer who was legally carrying a 9-millimeter handgun, the familiar wail has arisen from our cultural and media elite:

America has too many guns!

“Open carry” and “concealed carry” laws should be repealed.

Florida’s “Stand-your-ground” law, replicated in two dozen states, threatens to turn America into the Tombstone of Doc Holiday and Wyatt Earp. This is insane!

The United Nations agrees. This year, the world body takes up the global control of firearms, including small arms in the hands of citizens.

According to Sen. Rand Paul, the U.N. “Small Arms...