United Nations Small Arms Trade Treaty Really Does Open the Door to a National Gun Registry

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There are several problems encountered when representatives of the United  States sign any (and I mean any) treaty with the United Nations. Treaties can  only be signed (and then ratified, or not) with other sovereign states (or  countries). This immediately exempts the UN because it is not a sovereign  state,  though it is treated as if it is one. The reality is that the UN is in  no way a  sovereign state at all. Pretending it is does not make it so, unless  you’re a  “progressive.”

Next, according to the Constitution, the Senate (and only the Senate) has the  ability to ratify a treaty that the US enters into with another (or group of)  sovereign state. Because Secretary of State John Kerry signed the document, it  will simply go to the Senate for ratification, instead of being rejected out of  hand since the UN is not a viable sovereign state.

Once the treaty arrives to the Senate, it could be ratified. If it is  ratified, then we move the more difficult part of the equation. What does this  mean for Americans? It could mean several things.

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