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O/T--Conservitives block UN Treaty

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  1. mark54

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    Jan 29, 1998
    Democrats Seek To Ban Guns Through U.N. Treaty – Conservatives Block Their Efforts
    March 23, 2013

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    While Americans have been worrying about their own federal and state governments seizing their guns, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) stopped the Obama administration from attempting to invalidate the Second Amendment entirely by entering in the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. Even many Senate Democrats realized the grave risks associated with the UN treaty, siding 53-46 with Sen. Inhofe to pass his amendment. After all, the U.N has pushed an agenda aimed at “crashing the world economy in order to save the environment.”

    Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) tried to soften the Inhofe ban against entering into the Arms Trade Treaty by floating an amendment stating only that America would not allow the UN Treaty to trump the Constitution. His amendment passed by voice vote, but otherwise quickly faded fro
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