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Gun registry 'scheme' among concerns over UN arms treaty
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[quote:Exemplar:MV8yMzY2MjEwXzQwNDYyMDAzX0ZBOEM4NkNG] [quote:RelentlessDespot:MV8yMzY2MjEwXzQwNDYxOTg0X0IxNTUwRDA1] This is the real fear. I don't put much stock into the UN just waltzing in and confiscating guns. This stuff never works like that. Everything is incremental.. The old boiling a frog analogy. Registration is the first step and then opens the door to all kinds of privacy horrors. Have kids? Own a gun? If it's registered you can bet on a visit to ensure "Safety". [/quote] Yep...the Devil is in the details! :bump: [/quote]
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The record-keeping section in the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) encourages members to "maintain records of conventional arms covered under Article 2," which include battle tanks, armored combat vehicles, large-caliber artillery systems, warships and small arms and light weapons.
Further, those records should be kept for a minimum of 10 years, the treaty states -- which NRA leader Wayne LaPierre has referred to as "nothing more than gun registration by a different name."
Because the treaty's language is so broad, LaPierre has said that "manufacturers of civilian shotguns would have to comply with the same regulatory process as a manufacturer of military attack helicopters."
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