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The U.N.’s Gun Grab

July 26, 2012 by  

In October 2009, while the Barack Obama Justice Department was watching guns purchased from U.S. border gun stores “walk” into Mexico straight into the hands of narcoterrorists, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said:

Conventional arms transfers are a crucial national security concern for the United States, and we have always supported effective action to control the international transfer of arms.

The United States is prepared to work hard for a strong international standard in this area by seizing the opportunity presented by the Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty at the United Nations. As long as that Conference operates under the rule of consensus decision-making needed to ensure that all countries can be held to standards that will actually improve the global situation by denying arms to those who would abuse them, the United States will actively support the negotiations. Consensus is needed to ensure the widest possible support for the Treaty and to avoid loopholes in the Treaty that can be exploited by those wishing to export arms irresponsibly.

On a national basis, the United States has in place an extensive and rigorous system of controls that most agree is the “gold standard” of export controls for arms transfers. On a bilateral basis, the United States regularly engages other states to raise their standards and to prohibit the transfer or transshipment of capabilities to rogue states, terrorist groups, and groups seeking to unsettle regions.

You may recall that before the scandal known as Operation Fast and Furious broke, Attorney General Eric Holder was advocating for tougher gun laws, blaming Americans for the flow of weapons to Mexico. Now, the Obama Administration and Clinton are “committed to actively pursuing a strong and robust treaty” — I suppose to save them from themselves.

Their commitment, however, doesn’t extend to stopping any sales that advance the Adminstration’s agenda — like arming terrorists in Syria trying to overthrow the Syrian regime.

Make no mistake: The Obama Administration is lying to you about its intentions regarding guns. And the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty being negotiated in New York this week is not about making the world a less violent place. It’s about disarming law-abiding citizens — Americans in particular — to grease the skids for the elite’s agenda. That’s why the treaty contains provisions that require countries to register all firearms and have in place a means to trace, confiscate, control and destroy them.

The Founding Fathers understood the importance of an armed citizenry. In debating the 2nd Amendment, no one questioned its intent was to maintain an armed populace to defend against a standing army, which Elbridge Gerry called “the bane of liberty.”

Pennsylvania’s proposed amendment read, “That the people have a right to bear arms for the defense of themselves and their own state, or the United States, or for the purpose of killing game; and no law shall be passed for disarming the people or any of them…” [i]

The Obama Administration is taking part in the U.N. negotiations and Obama has indicated he’d sign a treaty that did not interfere with the United States’ ability to import, export or transfer arms in support of national security or foreign policy interests or that covered ammunition and explosives or established an international enforcement body. But he’s getting a lot of pressure from his gun-grabbing constituency to sign the treaty.

If signed, the treaty would have to go to the U.S. Senate, where 58 Senators have signed letters raising concerns with any treaty that covers civilian weapons; the draft treaty says it would apply to “small arms and light weapons.”

Keep a close eye on what comes out of the U.N. this weekend.


[i] The Founding Father’s Guide to the Constitution, Brion McClanahan

Bob Livingston

is an ultra-conservative American and author of The Bob Livingston Letter™, founded in 1969. Bob has devoted much of his life to research and the quest for truth on a variety of subjects. Bob specializes in health issues such as nutritional supplements and alternatives to drugs, as well as issues of privacy (both personal and financial), asset protection and the preservation of freedom.

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  • RivahMitch

    And so it will all come down. “Is life so dear or peace so sweet?”

  • Cribster

    I look not too far down the road and see UN police patrolling our streets if this goes through.

    • RivahMitch

      Only if we allow it to happen.

      • Think About It

        All it takes is a majority of the Senate and the Presidents signature and it’s the law of the land. That said, how have other countries honored treaties. How has our country honored treaties? Ask the Natives.

  • cawmun cents

    Blue domed UN peacekeepers should be easy to spot in a crowd.
    But what do I know?
    Apparently very little…….
    Cheers!
    -CC.

    • http://personalliberty DEAN

      do away with the un nothing but a joke

      • http://www.facebook.com/dan.mancuso.56 Dan Mancuso

        Dean;
        The UN is no joke. The people who run the world failed to get the League of Nations to take so they worked harder and got the UN in place. They worked even harder to convince as many people as they have that it’s a ‘good’ thing – or an in-effectual joke. They are there to strip you of your soveriegn nation and all it’s protections – like your 2nd Ammendment rights. Look at all those NGO’s, they weren’t elected, have no one to answer to and still dictate fiscal and social policy to apparent soveriegn nations! The Tri-Lateral Commision, The Concil on Foriegn Relations. The Club of Rome,The General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs. The NAFTA, The Royal Institue on International Affairs. The World Bank, The International Monetary Fund. The Federal Reserve. These are not jokes. You probably ‘think’ the UN is a joke because they’re stupid and do things that don’t make sense to you? Yeah, stupid like a fox! They have very good reasons for doing those ‘stupid things’ that you don’t get to further their agenda of leading us all down the road to Totalitarian Global Fascism. They can’t do that – for logistical reasons – until they disarm you. The UN is merely one of many organizations under the umbrella of – who? The Illuminati? The Masons? The International Banking Families? The Jews? Well they have so muddied the waters to put people off the track and successfully, that it’s difficult to say for sure who or what is behind it all. I don’t blame these evil scum for doing it – they can’t help themselves they’re evil scum. No I blame you and your neighbor, the guy down the road. I blame ‘We the people..’ for letting it happen! Get off your collective asses and DO SOMETHING about it. It may be too late already…

      • Harold

        GOOD!!!!

  • Henry Knight

    so people in the UN that vote against everything we do at every meeting that the UN holds get to decide what are rights are is that correct?

  • javamann

    The U, N. was supposedly founded to resolve international problems?
    So what the hell is it doing, sticking it’s snout into things like this?

  • http://Yahoo.com Bill

    The US needs to get out of the UN. It serves NO purpose.

  • http://www.facebook.com/rerogersjr Rick Rogers

    Ok.. THis fast and Furious Gun thing has Piss me off completely.. We should run out of office the people who came up with this hare brained Idea. Oh Wait .. we did that four years ago when we gladly said bye bye to DUBBA

    • http://Walker Richard

      Wrong Ricky… Bush’s program was nothing like Fast and Furious. Mr Holder’s program (had to be approved by his boss) was a fairly blatant attempt to point a finger at the “problem” so the administration could then put in place more stringent gun control. The only problem with taking away the guns of law abiding citizens ( who will abide by the law and turn them in) is that the only people that have guns with then be the government and the criminals (is there any difference…?). Liberals think that by taking away guns the violence will stop. It doesn’t. Arm everybody and I assure you that violence will surely diminish, because wherever that has been tried, it does diminish. Look at it this way: When a violent crime is only seconds away, the police are but minutes away…

    • Chuck

      The Bush program used 300 weapons, which were followed, They cooperated with the Mexican government to arrest 1,400 people. The Bush program ended when they lost track of 30-40 weapons.

      The Obama program used 2,000 weapons, which were not tracked, but resulted in the deaths of 300 Mexicans and 2 US agents (so far).

      Why did Obama restart the program and make it worse?

      [video of Holder admitting difference between wide receiver and fast & furious]
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bESZcRMCBKk&feature=youtube_gdata_player

      [Differences between wide receiver and fast & furious]
      http://transsylvaniaphoenix.blogspot.com/2012/06/differences-between-bushs-wide-receiver.html

  • Kay

    Do we really want the third world thugs and dictator members of the UN killing our rights and freedoms? Since when did the corrupt UN have any say whatsoever about our constitution? This is insane and both Obama and Hillery Clinton should be tried for treason. Didn’t they both take the oath to protect and defend along with all congressmen/women and senators.

    • Harold

      Do it!!!

  • AgaInst this Evil Administration

    One of the first things a dictator does when taking power is to take the weapons from the citizenry. This Muslim Kenyan psuedo-emperor in the White House will do anything to corrupt and abuse the Constitution and the Laws of the US. So how long do you think it’ll take OCrazy Socialist to just circumvent the Constitution and by fiat just seek to disarm all of us, except for his union thug goons?
    Wake up America, we have to get this foreigh interloper out of the White House before he is successful in delivering the USA to his terrorist Muslim cohorts. OCrazy and his socialist administration have a huge lead in their plan to topple the USA.

  • eddychuck

    Well if they say we can’t have small arms, we’ll just have to aquire large arms, Tanks, rocket launchers etc.

    • http://www.facebook.com/dan.mancuso.56 Dan Mancuso

      C’mon Eddy; I can’t even afford rounds in .45, .357, .38, .22, .270, or 12 gauge, how do you expect the average law abiding, responsible fire arms owner to be able to afford those bigboys? And last time I checked my local gunstore didn’t carry any of those rounds.

      • http://personalliberty.com Ed Weber

        Wonder how much meat is left on a deer after an RPG hits it??

        • eddychuck

          Nothing, but if I had an RPG I sure wouldn’t waste it on a deer.

  • George Thomas Horvat

    Uh-huh and Hillery “really” read the constitution and its amendments.
    I don’t know if she has already passed through menopause but if not I think it must be her time of the month again. Otherwise Bill really needs to give her a little lovin to calm her down.

    • http://yahoo.com John waddell

      Bill can not help her now he is in Africa running the set up they have from his investment of our funds and the funds sent by the new regeme..

  • Rocketman

    There is only one reason for gun registration and that is eventual confiscation and there is only one reason for confiscation and that is eventually slavery.

    • http://www.facebook.com/dan.mancuso.56 Dan Mancuso

      You’re right Rocketman. Just look at history of the last 100 years or so. Every government of ant fascist stripe, as soon as they got into power implemented gun control policies. The pattern is always the same. LICENSING – REGISTRATION – CONFISCATION !

    • Chuck

      I’ve wondered if the strict gun laws in Europe are Hitler’s laws – if they never changed them.

  • palman

    You mean people who abuse them like Attn. Gen. Eric Holder.

  • http://gravatar.com/dalene44 Justin57

    The powers that be have been itching to disarm Americans for many moons. We’re a thorn in the side of potential tyranny. Fast and Furious was designed to back up Hillary’s claim that US guns were the root of all evil so the government delivered them to Mexican cartels and their friends Hezbollah with headquarters near the border. Obama approved 2000 guns sent to Mexico by the US government to prove a point? Were the top security leaks coming from the White House made to prove a point?

  • OneDamnAngryAmerican

    If you look-up the history of this treaty, you will be surprised to discover that it was President Kennedy who first got this started, but, was unable to get passage of it from the House of Representatives.

    And, for those who know nothing about our Constitution, or the 2nd Amendment, here is something else to put into that pipe you are smoking:

    The Gun Control Act of 1968 specifically states, that it is a FELONY for any illegal alien to be in possession of a firearm. READ THE ACT TO SEE WHAT A FIREARM IS DESCRIBED TO BE!

    Now, consider this. The GCA was made law after the assasination of President Kennedy, so that illegal aliens would never be able to “possess” firearms. Of course, this law was designed so that illegal aliens who have never committed any crimes (YOU F’N MORONS, THEY ARE CRIMINALS BY JUST BEING HERE, WITHOUT A PASSPORT FROM THEIR COUNTRY OR A VISA FROM OURS, DUH!!!!!!), because, the person who killed JFK was NOT a US citizen. That’s right folks, LOOK IT UP! Lee Harvey Oswald gave up his US citizenship, and killed JFK as a man without a country. His wife, was a RUSSIAN COMMIE, who is still living in the USA, married by another American, so she could get her green card!

    Now, let’s look at Fast and Furious. The US Government, in violation of the GCA, gave GUNS TO ILLEGALS who used them to kill at least 500 Mexicans and only one of we know of, a US BORDER PATROL AGENT!

    Chicago has the toughest gun laws in this country, yet, it is now America’s murder-by-gun-Capital.

    Why is the USA trying to take our guns away?

    In Aurora, Colorado, a man with no military training shot and killed, HOW MANY PEOPLE?

    Just think what will happen should the USA ever deport on a large scale all the illegals we have!

    In Arizona, alone, there are more illegals living there, then there are US TROOPS ON THE GROUND IN THE WHOLE USA! Who is going to protect us from any country that wants to invade us?

    Cesar Chavez, the el presidente of some shit-hole SA country has over 10,000 IRANIAN TROOPS WITH BOOTS ON THE GROUND IN HIS COUNTRY!

    Nobama is gutting our armed forces, and forcing out all soldiers that have “combat experience.” Why is that?

    On the news, today, our commander-in-chief, has told the Department of Defense, NOT TO BUY DEVICES THAT CAN PROTECT OUR TROOPS FROM IED’S!

    It will only be a matter of time before the USA will be attacked, and when we will have no way of protecting ourselves, or, having an army to do so.

    For you young snot-nosed kids who talk their chit here at at other places, go read the history of Europe, AFTER THE 1920′S!

    Focus on Hitler’s climb to fame and look at the similarities of what is now happening the the USA!

    WAKE UP, YOU MORONS!

    • eddychuck

      If they want to know what goes on when people are not armed, they should watch the movie, “The Pianist” and see what went on in Poland during Hitlers regime.

  • SomewhereInTexas

    Try to enforce it! Barrage O’Trauma doesn’t understand America. Why would he?

  • http://facebook Joe T.

    How long are we going to sit by and just let them take our rights one at a time? This is nothing but a bunch of socialist communist that has weaved their way into our goverment to destroy us from the inside, and LOOK! It’s working people! We are seeing them take our rights like taking candy from some little kid! We ALL should be shutting the whole city down and REFUSE to continue letting them make salves out of us taking our money and just GIVING it away to people that don’t even belong here in the first place! Just how stupid have they made us? WE have become numb to them taking our rights and tax money and power from us WE THE PEOPLE! If they pass this trash from the pit of HELL our country WILL be fundamentally transformed, and NOT for the better! I pray this fails in the Senate! If this passes in the Senate our country is lost, they will have the right to disarm us, and when we are disarmed we will be inslaved to their will. Mark my words, PLEASE CALL YOUR Senators and tell them in no unsertain terms that if they vote to pass this they WILL pay for it at the polls, also this IS going to set it ALL off, cause trust me we’re NOT going to give up (expletive deleted to no U.N. COMMUNIST! He can have some bullits though! They won’t use OUR own soldiers to take our guns cause our own guys won’t shoot us, their our kids, brothers,sisters, fathers,mothers, see thats why they have like a half million forien soldiers here. Come and get some COMMIES! To all my true fellow Americans, God bless you and may god stand with you, our founding fathers stood up to the big bad country of England and we sent them packing with a sore ass from the kicking we gave them. Well looks like we might need to get the boots out and make some more asses sore! God bless America! She will never fall as long as we stand together. Socialist Communist be DAMMED! This is MY country! Don’t tread on me! Our goverment are taking OUR rights from us and they want to call people like me and you that stands for our country, the Constitution, and Freedom, a homegrown terrioist cause cause we want to keep our way of life, to live as free men.

  • AZ-Ike

    “But he’s getting a lot of pressure from his gun-grabbing constituency to sign the treaty.”

    I don’t think Obama needs any outside pressure to sign the treaty. Nullifying the Constitution—especially the 2nd Amendment—is Obama’s goal, supported, of course, by the ‘gun-grabbers.’ I hope the 58 concerned Senators will have the resolve to refuse signing the Treaty.

    From a couple of other sources, I have read that Obama intends to sign the U.N. Treaty whether the Senate agrees, or not. Obama has had no respect for the Constitution during his 3 ½ years ‘occupying’ the Oval Office, so it is not beyond belief that he would do it. He has successfully ignored the Constitution, from illegally assuming office to governing by Executive Order. As no one in Congress has the guts to stand up to him, we can only conclude that they agree with, and even support, his constitutional abuses.

    I have also read in comments to other articles (but have not had time to research) that the U.S. did not sign the 1969 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties. If that is true, I don’t know what authority could be used to force the United States to comply with a signed Treaty—especially if it is signed without Senate approval. If anyone has additional information on this, please post. If Obama is re-elected, I believe we face more of a threat from our own Government than from U.N. authority and troops.

    It is a very obvious conclusion that all three Branches of our Government, Executive, Legislative and Judicial, are now acting together to undermine the Constitution and override the ‘consent of the governed’ in an attempt to gain control of this nation. They hope the majority of the People won’t realize we are giving up our contractually guaranteed Authority and our Rights to Liberty and Justice. However, as the Japanese stated when they bombed Pearl Harbor, ‘we have awakened a sleeping giant.’ Certainly the events and Administrations of the 21st century, particularly Obama’s Administration, have done just that.

    It is also obvious that restoring the Constitution and the sovereign Authority of the People will have to be done by the People. There is absolutely no one in Government upon whom we can rely. Unless we can replace a significant majority of Congress in November—and hopefully also replace Obama—we will find it difficult to restore our Rights without violence.

    Thanks for the article, Bob.

    Obama Could Nullify The 2nd Amendment (www.westernjournalism.com/)

    • http://www.facebook.com/gimmesumadat.whatyougot Gimmesumadat Whatyougot

      “It is also obvious that restoring the Constitution and the sovereign Authority of the People will have to be done by the People. There is absolutely no one in Government upon whom we can rely. Unless we can replace a significant majority of Congress in November—and hopefully also replace Obama—we will find it difficult to restore our Rights without violence.”

      You have certainly found the reason why gun-control is closing in. Tim McVeigh, Ruby Ridge, Waco… etc. were all government ‘inspired’ examples made for public awareness. To build national support to infiltrate para military groups, confiscate weapons, and to kill any resistors. The public was made to fear any groups that oppose the Government, being either ‘mad bombers’ or ‘terrorist groups’ living as your next door neighbors.

      Russia was able to turn each citizen into spying on there neighbor. No one was trusted. McCarthy almost succeeded in the U.S. using the same paranoiac propaganda.

      Gun control ‘IS’ coming. The shear masses armed to the teeth, would have to descend on W.D.C. all at once, and still wouldn’t be able to put a dent in the government. They would be mowed down like grass by a sickle. It doesn’t matter what caliber you own, it doesn’t begin to compare with artillery, rail guns, pain ray weapons, technological weapons, just to name a few. The U.S. army is trained to shoot all enemies, even if they are U.S. citizens. And if there aren’t enough military on the ground here, Blackwater will be happy to do so. The war hasn’t even started, and it is already lost.

      • AZ-Ike

        It is becoming more and more difficult to believe that enough Americans will work to restore the Constitution and our sovereign Authority by refusing to re-elect the corrupt representatives who now ‘occupy’ DC–and in many cases our State governments, also. It is not the ‘form’ of government that has to be replaced to ‘effect our Safety and Happiness,’ it is the representatives of government who have forgotten or ignored the self-governing People of this nation.

        While it is true the U.S. military has resources so far in excess of the individual citizens of this nation, I believe the retired military and most of the active military will not fight against U.S. citizens on U.S. soil. If I am mistaken, we probably can’t effectively retore our country. This is expecially true of a country that has turned away from God. But, with God on our side, anything is possible.

  • sylvia

    TOTALLY OPPOSED TO GUN CONTROL …… not the answer.

  • Vicki

    I keep seeing coments about how this treaty will become the law of the land if the Senate passes it and obama signs it. Even though the government may try to enforce the parts that violate the 2nd amendment they are Null and Void as those parts violate the Constitution itself.

    Our forefathers were no where near as stupid as liberals would have us believe. They would not and DID NOT put in such an easy way to amend the Constitution and remove the explicit limitations from government.

    ———————————————————————
    “A treaty may not do or exceed what the Congress is charged to do or what it is forbidden to do. Constitutional authority supersedes, overrules, and precludes any contrary treaty authority.

    Thus, if a proposed treaty would violate any provision of the Constitution, it may not even be seriously considered or debated, much less be ratified and implemented because the same restrictions that were placed by the Constitution on the U.S. Federal government are also imposed on any treaty provision.”
    http://www.jpands.org/hacienda/article4.html
    —————————————————————
    And that is only 1 of thousands of such opinions.

  • Ed

    What is so obvious about this is what will happen in the trading and smuggling of small arms everwhere not just America if such a treaty is signed. And don’t think for a moment that its not already being planned by greedy people everwhere. Just something too think about Mr. President and Congress and all American citizens. And the thing that really stinks about such a small arms treaty is how violates our country’s own laws written by wiser men then we seem too have in control today many years ago.

  • Pathfinder

    This treaty is a bunch of crap because it allows the UN to define what the wording means after the treaty is ratified by all nations. Given that the UN is run by bunch of anti American bureaucrats, and that the treaty could nullify our second amendment, the treaty should not be supported, signed by the president ,and not ratified by the senate.

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