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SAF, NRA slam U.N. arms treaty as Dems push new gun control scheme

July 17, 2011
Dave Workman, Seattle Gun Rights Examiner

Two national gun rights organizations currently monitoring international gun control efforts, including the Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation, drew lines in the sand Thursday against a proposed United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, while anti-gun Congressional Democrats push a new gun control measure in “the other” Washington.

SAF’s activities at the U.N. this week further bolster the Washington State-based group’s growing prominence in the gun rights community, guaranteed by last year’s McDonald v. City of Chicago Supreme Court victory, and now on an international scale.

The spotlight was on the National Rifle Association yesterday, however, as Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre threw down the gauntlet, telling the U.N. hands-off of this country’s Second Amendment rights. Any doubt that this proposed treaty will face stiff resistance vanished within seconds after LaPierre began speaking.

And now… the rest of the story. …..

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