- Created: Wednesday, 26 September 2012
- Written by Gun Owners of America
Contact your Senators and ask them to block funding for implementing the UN “consensus outcome document” on small arms.
So congratulations, once again, are in order -- as your hard work paid off handsomely. Over 50 US Senators ultimately signed a letter opposing this abomination
But don’t think the UN has pulled back from its unremitting efforts to destroy your constitutional rights.
Earlier this month, the UN’s “Review Conference on Illicit Small Arms Trade” adopted an anti-gun “consensus outcome document” with the acquiescence of the Obama administration.
Among other things, the document, in the UN’s own words, “underscored efforts in marking, record-keeping and cooperation in tracing small arms ….” We all understand that this verbiage is code for national gun registration.
And in the words of the UN, “Member States agreed to strengthen national measures on marking ….” Now “marking” can mean many things. But we know from records of UN discussions, that one of the things it means is “microstamping.”
This procedure to imprint a unique identifier on fired cartridges, may or may not be safely scientifically achievable. And at any rate, it is very costly.
Thus without admitting it, microstamping requirements could effectively put an end to your Second Amendment rights.
Now, the “consensus outcome document” will certainly not have the punch of a Senate-ratified treaty. Nevertheless, we cannot assume it will not be a threat -- or that the President won’t try to implement certain parts of it through Executive Order. Of course, Barack Obama could do an illegal Executive Order or illegal regulation with or without UN encouragement, and that is something we might be facing during a second presidential term, if he is re-elected.
ACTION: Contact your Senators and ask them to block funding for implementing the UN “consensus outcome document” on small arms.