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Obama DOES NOT sign UN Small Arms Treaty!

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by 1stklass, Jun 3, 2013.

  1. 1stklass

    1stklass salem oregon Well-Known Member

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  2. Oklahomie

    Oklahomie Marysville Active Member

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    He'll trip, fall and sign it. Or it will pop up under some obscure farming bill he signs.. he is getting good at that.
     
  3. DieselScout

    DieselScout S Clackamas County Well-Known Member

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    He didn't sign it yet but is fully expected to this year. It won't be ratified by the Senate regardless.
     
  4. nehalemguy

    nehalemguy Vernonia Well-Known Member

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    With all the controversy and scandals swirling through DC right now, plus the still fresh rejection of all federal level gun control measures, Obama knows that signing right now is not politically prudent. But make no mistake, he WILL sign it before his term expires.

    Besides, the signing ceremony conflicted with his tee time at the club.

    E
     
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  5. Frankenrifle

    Frankenrifle Clatskanie Active Member

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    Are the Blue-Hats allowed to take my guns?
     
  6. quneur

    quneur Mukilteo, Wa Member

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    If he does sign it, it will only be symbolic as it won't pass the 60% needed in the Senate. The treaty calls for an international registry.
     
  7. coyote223

    coyote223 NW Oregon Stamp Collector,,,

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    Have no fear, he will sign it sooner or later. He probably hasn't because it might cut into all his gun running operations,,,
     
  8. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    He plans to sign when they recess
     
  9. JGRuby

    JGRuby Portland Oregon New Member

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    I am saying he wont so lets hold onto this thread til the end of his term and see who is actually right.

    James Ruby
     
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  10. BigStick

    BigStick Sherwood, OR Well-Known Member

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    I hope that you are right, but I can't see it not happening. What makes you so sure he won't sign it? Everything I see points to him signing it at some point before he is thrown out.

    Edit: Well, I can see one reason why he wouldn't sign it. Then he might get into more trouble internationally for giving guns to drug lords...
     
  11. JGRuby

    JGRuby Portland Oregon New Member

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    If he was going to do so he would have already done it - at the end of the election he will be impacting the new democratic candidate with a failure as it will never make it through congress - who wants to add another failure to thier party.
    For his party's sake it is best that he does it as soon as possible after the mid term elections and he knows it wont go through - its not because he doesnt want it to go through but rather because he doesnt want to show yet another failure.

    James Ruby
     
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    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    He also needs a little time to get children to use as props during the signing ceremony.
     
  14. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Yep, plus, once he signs it, it'll stay "on the books" just waiting to be passed in the future if the Dems ever come to power again. The treaties never expire, so if not ratified they just sit there, waiting till the time is right to get them shoved through.

    Here's the original thread going on this:
    http://www.northwestfirearms.com/le...-sign-un-gun-treaty-during-summer-recess.html
     
  15. BAMCIS

    BAMCIS Eugene Well-Known Member

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    Gosh if saves just ONE life don't we have an obligation to at least try?
     
  16. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    You can't be for real......
     
  17. coyote223

    coyote223 NW Oregon Stamp Collector,,,

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    Sarcasm son. That's Nobamas favorite saying right there,,,
     
  18. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    He doesn't have a monopoly on that phrase. Libs use it to limit our freedoms every chance they get. BTW if this gets signed and passed and implemented, how would it effect a joe 6pack like myself? No foreign gun parts or what?
     
  19. Mr. Ben

    Mr. Ben Snohomish Co. Active Member

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    Expect his signature during the next recess
     
  20. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    No foreign gun parts, no foreign guns, no surplus weapons or ammo and full registration of all firearms. Raw materials that can be used to make firearms in the US will be tracked and records kept of what was used, how much and who the end user is (that's buyers, and records = registration)