U.N. gun ban faces pre-emptive attack

‘There’s no doubt that the real agenda is domestic firearms control’

Bob Unruh
WorldNetDaily
February 6, 2010

A gun rights organization has launched a petition effort to build opposition to plans being discussed by U.S. officials and the United Nations that could result in the confiscation and destruction of privately owned firearms inside the U.S.

The online petition, run by officials with the National Association for Gun Rights, offers participants a conduit to tell their U.S. senators a “Small Arms Treaty”‘ being discussed is “nothing more than a massive global gun control scheme, designed to register, ban and confiscate firearms from law-abiding citizens.”

Spokesman Luke O’Dell has explained in on online statement that the exact wording of the proposal so far has been kept “under wraps.”

“But looking at previous versions of the U.N. ‘Small Arms Treaty,’ you and I can get a good idea of what’s likely in the works,” he wrote. “Don’t let any of the ‘experts’ lull you to sleep by saying ‘Oh, we have it handled’ or ‘Until you know exactly what’s in the treaty you can’t fight against it.'”

“Judging by Ambassador [John] Bolton’s comments – who certainly knows what to expect from the American-freedom-hating international crowd that infests the U.N. – we are certain the treaty’s going to address the private ownership of firearms,” O’Dell wrote…

…The petition delivers to senators a request to oppose any plans to ratify a U.N. “Small Arms Treaty.”

“The ratification of this treaty would also likely create an international gun registry, setting the stage for full-scale gun confiscation,” it states.

WND reported last fall when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton first announced the U.S. had changed its stance and would support negotiations of an Arms Trade Treaty to regulate international gun trafficking.

The Bush administration had opposed it…

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