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Bipartisan group of senators voice concern with global arms treaty

Thursday, July 26, 2012

A bipartisan group of 51 senators on  Thursday threatened to oppose a global treaty regulating international weapons  trade if it falls short in protecting Americans' constitutional right to bear  arms.

In a letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham  Clinton, the senators expressed serious concerns with the draft treaty that has  circulated at the United Nations, saying that it signals an expansion of gun  control that would be unacceptable.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/07/26/group-51-senators-voice-concerns-with-arms-treaty/?test=latestnews

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