Articles Tagged 'ATT'


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

Double-Barreled Threat: U.N. Arms Trade Treaty And Universal Background Checks

by Larry Bell,
Published on April 10, 2013
Do those of us who are determined to defend our constitutional rights to own and bear arms really have anything to worry about? Well no,… 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

Senators vow to oppose UN arms trade treaty

Published on April 4, 2013
Republican senators — joined by at least one Democrat — ripped the international arms trade treaty approved Tuesday by the U.N. General Assembly, calling it… 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

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

The Arms Trade Treaty, Days Four and Five: As the Temperature Rises, the Doors Close

by Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D., The Foundry
Published on March 26, 2013
The row between China and the European Union at the U.N. conference on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) got Thursday off to a heated start.… READ MORE
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UN Arms Trade Treaty: National Lists of Gun Owners; Ammunition Regulation

by Joe Wolverton, II, J.D., The New American
Published on March 24, 2013
On March 22, the president of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) conference, Peter Woolcott, distributed his latest draft of the proposed treaty, known as “President’s… READ MORE

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