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Arms Treaty

Kerry To Sign Big Treaty, Say Diplomats

Reuters | Posted 11.24.2013 | Politics

* U.S. to sign U.N. arms trade pact it voted for in April * American gun lobby has opposed treaty for years * Rights gro...

500,000

Paula Gordon | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
Paula Gordon

If, as now appears to be the case, our elected representatives have surrendered their loyalty, their consciences, their brains and their humanity to the NRA and other political thugs, evidence is irrelevant, the will of the people is a mere nuisance.

Key Arms Measure Faces Strong GOP Opposition

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate opponents of a treaty regulating the multibillion-dollar global arms trade said Wednesday they have the votes to block ratif...

A Treaty Is Born

Don Kraus | Posted 06.02.2013 | World
Don Kraus

What do Iran, Syria, North Korea and the NRA have in common? They are all on the losing side of trying to block the creation of a new Arms Trade Treaty.

Does the NRA Want to Arm Child Soldiers?

Jason Wojciechowski | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Jason Wojciechowski

The Arms Treaty will have zero impact on the sale of guns domestically and gun owner's rights as Amnesty International points out in a recent post. Yet, the NRA is up to their usual tricks trying to convince 2nd Amendment advocates that the UN is after their guns.

Dems Beat Back GOP Efforts To Alter Arms Treaty

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama tried to sway reluctant Republican senators on Monday to back a new arms control treaty with Russia as GOP a...

New START: Now Comes the Hard Part

Tom Halsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Halsted

The "New START" nuclear arms control treaty signed by Presidents Obama and Medvedev is now moving towards ratification by each government. Now comes the hard part: selling it to the American people.