Monday, May 19, 2014

ROUNDHOUSE ROUNDUP: UN Coming for Your Guns?

Does U.S. Sen. Tom Udall really want to “turn over our constitutional right to bear arms to the United Nations for regulation”?

I’m getting dark visions of jack-booted U.N. troops parachuting in, kicking down my door and confiscating my guns as Tom Udall looks on smiling.

Wait a minute. I don’t own any guns.

But the claim that Udall wants gun rights turned over to the U.N. comes directly from one of the Republicans running for Udall’s Senate seat. In a recent fundraising appeal, GOP hopeful Allen Weh was up in arms over an arms treaty coming out of the United Nations.

In that email to supporters, Weh attacked Udall over a United Nations treaty concerning the international gun trade.

For the rest of this column, go to The New Mexican site