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Following seven years of negotiations, the Arms Trade Treaty was approved by the U.N. General Assembly, 154 to 3 ... The ATT's purpose is not about consumer access to firearms or individual ownership of guns, but rather, setting controls on the international gun trade based on "whether will be used to break humanitarian law, foment genocide or war crimes, abet terrorism or organized crime or slaughter women and children."
But you would be wrong, given that ratification in the U.S. Senate has about the same odds as the proverbial snowball in Hell.

So, what does this have to do with the question of what the Republican Party, the NRA, Iran, North Korea and Syria all have in common? The three no votes on this treaty—that the GOP and the NRA oppose—came from (yes, you guessed it), Iran, North Korea and Syria.

Lie down with dogs ...

Originally posted to Barbara Morrill on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 01:26 PM PDT.

Also republished by Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA), Shut Down the NRA, and Daily Kos.

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