Articles Tagged 'Arms Trade Treaty'

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Lamar Alexander: UN Arms Trade Treaty “Violates The 2nd Amendment Rights Of Tennesseans And All Americans”

by The Chattanoogan
Published on October 25, 2013
Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tn.) said Thursday that the United Nations’ proposed Arms Trade Treaty “violates the Second Amendment rights of Tennesseans and all Americans” and… READ MORE

UN arms trade treaty: Will it receive US Senate approval?

by Howard LaFranchi & Linda Feldmann,
Published on April 12, 2013
The First International Treaty governing the multibillion-dollar arms trade was passed overwhelmingly by the UN General Assembly April 2, after seven years of talks. Supporters… READ MORE
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Idaho’s Risch vows to stall U.N. arms treaty

by Kip Hill,
Published on April 9, 2013
An international framework for controlling the global arms trade appears to be headed for a brick wall on Capitol Hill, and Idaho’s junior senator is… READ MORE

U.N. Treaty Is First Aimed at Regulating Global Arms Sales

by NEIL MacFARQUHAR, The New York Times
Published on April 7, 2013
The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to approve a pioneering treaty aimed at regulating the enormous global trade in conventional weapons, for… READ MORE

UN adopts landmark treaty to regulate multibillion-dollar global arms trade

by The Washington Post
Published on April 3, 2013
The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved the first international treaty regulating the multibillion-dollar global arms trade Tuesday, capping a more than decade-long campaign to keep… READ MORE
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China hopes for UN Arms Trade Treaty agreement

Published on April 2, 2013
China hopes discussions can yield a consensus on the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, a spokesman for China’s Foreign Ministry said Monday. Spokesman Hong Lei… READ MORE
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Gun groups promise fight as U.N. inches toward override of Second Amendment

by Tom Howell Jr., The Washington Times
Published on April 1, 2013
American gun rights advocates said Thursday that they remain determined to block a far-reaching U.S. agreement on international arms sales, warning that the pact could… READ MORE
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Iran, North Korea, Syria block U.N. arms trade treaty

by Louis Charbonneau,
Published on March 30, 2013
Iran, Syria and North Korea on Friday prevented the adoption of the first international treaty to regulate the $70 billion global conventional arms trade, complaining… READ MORE

Buyers, beware: UN Arms Trade Treaty will regulate individual gun ownership

by John Lott,
Published on March 29, 2013
The U.N.’s Arms Trade Treaty, which seemed dead last July, is beginning to wrap up negotiations. The Obama administration is committed to getting it passed.… READ MORE

As Arms Trade Treaty nears vote at UN, critics in US see a ‘gun grab’

by Howard LaFranchi,
Published on March 27, 2013
Right as Washington is preoccupied with a series of gun-control measures, the United Nations is nearing approval of an Arms Trade Treaty that opponents in… READ MORE

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