Saturday, July 14, 2012

UN Small Arms Treaty: What Is It and What Can I Do?

What it is:

Forbes Contributor, Larry Bell, wrote a great article about how the
U.N. Agreement Should Have All Gun Owners Up In Arms.  I would definitely suggest that you read it.

What to do:

Click this link to read a message and brief explanation of the the UN Small Arms Treaty from Senator Rand Paul and fill out the short survey at the bottom.

To write an email to your senators use the link here.  
You may click your state and then click each senator and write them an email asking them to Please OPPOSE the UN Small Arms Treaty!

Become a member or donate to the
National Rifle Association.

Like my Facebook page and "share" this post to get the word out.

Great quotes about fire-arms:

"Tyranny derives from the oligarchy's mistrust of the people; hence they deprive them of arms, ill-treat the lower class, and keep them from residing in the capital. These are common to oligarchy and tyranny."
Aristotle in Politics (J. Sinclair translation, pg. 218, 1962)

 "The right of self-defense is the first law of nature; in most governments it has been the study of rulers to confine this right within the narrowest limits possible. Wherever standing armies are kept up, and when the right of the people to keep and bear arms is, under any color or pretext whatsoever, prohibited, liberty, if not already annihilated, is on the brink of destruction."
Blackstone's 1768 "Commentaries on the Laws of England"

"Laws that forbid the carrying of arms disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man."
Thomas Jefferson

"Arms in the hands of the citizens may be used at individual discretion for the defense of the country, the overthrow of tyranny or private self-defense."  John Adams (1735-1826) Founding Father, 2nd US President  A Defense of the Constitution of Government of the United States of America, 1788

"I ask sir, what is the militia?  It is the whole body of the people except for a few public officials.  To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them..."
George Mason  (1725-1792), drafted the Virginia Declaration of Rights, ally of James Madison and George Washington

"The great object is that every man be armed.  Everyone who is able may have a gun."
Patrick Henry 

"I am thus far a Quaker, that I would gladly argue with all the world to lay aside the use of arms and settle matters by negotiation, but unless the whole will, the matter ends, and I take up my musket and thank Heaven He has put it in my power."
Thomas Paine (1737-1809)Source: Writings of Thomas Paine at 56 (M. Conway ed. 1894) 

These and LOTS of other great quotes about guns and preserving liberty found here.

1 comment:

  1. Here's a fact you might have missed.

    The prime purpose of a gun is to kill.

    In the USA many many people are killed or maimed by guns, many of these are school children.

    Look at the stats and weep.

    To quote politicians of long gone era as authorities on why the people of this day and age should have the uncontrolled right to bear arms is crass, selfish and dare I say pretty stupid.

    Alphie Izzett



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