All posts tagged "Arms Trade Treaty"

  • Government
    Legislation Introduced To Protect U.S. Sovereignty, Withhold U.N. Funding

    (Bellevue, WA)– The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today applauded Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh’s introduction of legislation to withhold funding from the United Nations and assuring that the United States does not adopt any treaty posing a threat to national sovereignty or that abridges the firearms rights...

  • Opinion
    NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert: July 29, 2011

    (NRAILA.org) – The more information that comes out about the reckless “Fast and Furious” gun running operation conducted by the Phoenix BATFE office, the more clear it seems that knowledge of the operation, and approval for it, went a lot higher than the Phoenix field office, or even the BATFE. There is...

  • Opinion
    Second Amendment Foundation: Final Report On U.N.’s ATT

    (Julianne Versnel/Second Amendment Foundation) –  With the Chairman’s Draft Paper distributed on July 14, 2011, it is apparent that small arms and ammunition will be included in the ATT final draft that will be hammered out at the month-long negotiating conference in July 2012. Small arms and ammunition have been the focus of...

  • Opinion
    NRA Executive VP Addresses U.N.

    (Wayne LaPierre/National Rifle Association of America) – Mr. Chairman, thank you for this brief opportunity to address the committee. I am Wayne LaPierre and for 20 years now, I have served as Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association of America. The NRA was founded in 1871, and ever since has...

  • Opinion
    Arms Trade Treaty: Report From the U.N.

    (Julianne Versnel/Second Amendment Foundation) – Today, the most recent Chairman’s Draft Paper for the Arms Trade Treaty was distributed. Ambassador Roberto Garcia Moritan authored the outline for the proposed ATT based on consultation, discussion and guidelines decided upon in this and the two previous Preparatory Conference meetings. This document dated 14 July...