UN arms treaty could put U.S. gun owners in foreign sights

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  1. mandym

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    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/0...-in-foreign-sights-say-critics/#ixzz20Ka8pyMD
     
  2. just-want-peace

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    Well, if the dimocrats retain power in Nov., then rest assured that the UN will be our new ???? - IOW, we will be sold out by the liberals/communists/socialists/marxists/progressives or what ever title they will be carrying at that time!:mad::mad:
     
  3. Bro. Curtis

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    Oh really ?

    In 1994 Romney pushed some reliably Republican themes, including requiring welfare recipients to work, cracking down on crime, and creating private-sector jobs. But he often strayed from the party plank as he sought to broaden his base of support. He backed two gun-control measures that were strongly opposed by the National Rifle Association: the Brady Law, which imposed a five-day waiting period on gun sales, and a ban on certain assault weapons, saying, "I think they will help." ...

    ...In 1994 Romney had supported firearms-control measures opposed by the National Rifle Association: the so-called Brady Bill, which restricted the sale of handguns, and the assault weapons ban. During the 1994 senatorial campaign he had taunted: "That's not going to make me the hero of the NRA." He reinforced his support for these measures when he ran for governor in 2002, when he promised not to chip away at the Commonwealth's tough gun laws. Now as a presidential candidate, Romney presented himself disingenuously as a lifetime member of the NRA and a hunter of "varmints," which prompted the acerbic Boston Globe columnist Joan Vennochi to write: "Leave it to Mitt Romney to shoot himself in the foot with a gun he doesn't own." ...

    ...When he ran for the Senate and for governor, he supported a ban on assault rifles and the Brady Bill's five-day waiting period for gun purchases. He proudly said those positions wouldn't make him "the hero of the NRA." As governor, he made Massachusetts the first state to permanently ban assault weapons. He has even flip-flopped about whether he owns any guns. In New Hampshire, he was asked his view on the Second Amendment. He responded that he had been a hunter "pretty much all my life." Later, red-faced aides of Romney had to admit that Romney had never had a hunting license, and under further questioning, Romney acknowledged that his "lifetime of hunting" was having shot at some birds during a Republican governors meeting during a fund-raising event and maybe shooting at "small varmints" when he was seventeen with his cousin.....


    http://www.ontheissues.org/2012/Mitt_Romney_Gun_Control.htm
     
  4. Robert Snow

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    I certainly hope this isn't accomplished. The second amendment is one of the most important. Without it there is no way to combat tyranny should the need arise.
     
  5. Don

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    Okay, I went home from work today because something's not right with me...and then I come across this post with which I agree 100% from someone I rarely agree with....

    Better check the blood pressure, the sugar levels, and a few other things.... :laugh:
     
  6. Robert Snow

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    I've grew up with guns and have always owned them. I enjoy shooting them, if fact, many years ago I did a lot of reloading. Now, however, I don't reload, but I do go to the range and shoot.

    It is obvious that guns play a big part in us remaining free. Look at Mexico, if the citizens there were allowed to own firearms, they could stop this drug violence they are experiencing.
     

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