Texas congressman Steve Stockman is about as strong a supporter of gun rights as there is.
He believes that the right to keep and bear arms is protected by the Bill of Rights. But he believes that gun rights run far deeper than the U.S. Constitution.
“The right to keep and bear arms is granted by God and protecting from government aggression by the Constitution,” he said today in explaining his opposition to the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. “It is not subject to the whims of global totalitarians massed in New York City.”
Stockman, a Republican from Friendswood, was one of 17 Texas Republicans to sign a letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry demanding they not sign the U.N. treaty. Another 113 lawmakers joined the conservative Texans.
The Texas congressman said the treaty “requires nations that sign on to it to record and track all guns and gun owners in their country, and submit the list to the ‘international secretariat.’ It would also require signing nations to ban many common types of hunting rifles.”
“I oppose any U.N. treaty touching the right to keep and bear arms,” Stockman said. “It’s beyond time for the United States to withdraw from the U.N.”
Here’s the letter and the complete list of signatories:
read the rest of the article here: http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2013/05/rep-steve-stockman-the-right-to-keep-and-bear-arms-is-granted-by-god/
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