Well, he did it. John Kerry, the traitor ‘n Chief’s international “yes” man signed the small arms treaty. Now we wait to see what the Senate does. I’m sure the betting gets hot and heavy over this one. “Will they, or won’t they?” It wasn’t that long ago that the Senate voted by a vote of 53-46 to keep the US out of the UN’s small arms treaty. Now, once again they will be called upon to vote on whether or not they will ratify this traitorous treaty. If their handling of Obamacare is an example, you can be sure we are in trouble.
I am grateful to our founding fathers and their foresight. They understood that one day we would have corrupt leaders with their own agenda making critical decisions that would affect us all. They entrusted the authority of international treaties to the Executive branch and the Senate.
Americans have believed that treaties with foreign nations, including the U.N., supersede the constitution since before Eisenhower’s election. In 1952 Secretary of State John Foster Dulles said:
“Congressional laws are invalid if they do not conform to the Constitution, whereas treaty laws can override the Constitution. Treaties, for example, can take powers away from Congress and give them to the President; they can take powers from the states and give them to the Federal Government, or to some international body and they can cut across the rights given the people by the Constitutional Bill of Rights.”
Of course, this is complete wrong. John Foster Dulles was one of the founders of the Council on Foreign Relations and a passionate globalist with his own plan. He knew that once an expert says something publicly it cannot be unsaid. While it may be proven wrong, most people will hear and remember what he said and even ignore facts that come out later.
Ever since the idea that a treaty can supersede the Constitution took root in the American mind, we have been afraid of the U.N.’s power grabbing agenda—and rightly so. A landmark case in 1957 reinforced the Constitution’s supremacy. In Reid-v-Covert, the Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution supersedes international treaties ratified by the United States Senate. According to their decision, the Court has regularly and uniformly recognized the sovereignty of the Constitution over a treaty.
Two-thirds of the Senate must ratify an international treaty and then the President signs it into law. It’s surprising that we have had as many treaties approved by the Senate as we have. Since 1825, they ratified over 1500 treaties and rejected 21.
The U.N.’s Small Arms Treaty is supposed to focus on international laws that impact international weapons trade. It’s not supposed to determine what happens inside the U.S. borders. Regardless however, in April, Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) introduced an amendment that prevents the U.S. from entering into the treaty. It passed 53-46. This vote supposedly killed the U.N. treaty in the United States and sent a message to the United Nations and to President Obama that he obviously completely missed.
The threat of the United Nations treaty is pressing in again and we must remain vigilant in defending our Second Amendment rights. It’s time for us to once again let Obama’s Washington tools know how we feel. Stay in touch with your Senators and Congressmen; send letters and emails and call them. These snakes in Washington are loyal to one thing, and one thing only. They are moved by the money they can make by selling us out to the highest bidder. It’s time that we get rid of anyone who agrees to ratify this treaty and replace him or her with a whole new crop of real leaders like, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, and Rand Paul.