Wake up America! Who is in the Second Amendment’s Corner?

By Dave Dolbee published on in General, News

Hint – Hint — It’s not the Democrats!

How safe do you believe your gun rights to be? The Senate and House are both debating gun legislation this week and several of the more radical states are considering or have recently passed anti-Second Amendment legislation. There is a lot of rhetoric being bandied about political circles as well as social media, which make it hard for some to sort the wheat from the chaff. And while we are still reeling from the onslaught of political ads and campaigns of the 2012 election, the 2014 midterm elections are just around the corner.

Just as important as the domestic votes are the votes by officials you and I don’t get to elect. The United Nations recently voted to adopt a new global arms treaty. The pact passed with 154-3 and 23 abstentions. The United States was NOT one of the three. Our Executive branch willfully decided to oppose the Legislative Branches’ will by voting in favor of the pact.

United Nations Vote

Even though the U.S. Senate had already voted 53-46 NOT to support the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, the Executive Branch moved forward by voting in favor of it at the United Nations and President Obama has vowed to sign it in the future.

Our last line of defense was in the Senate where a ratification vote would be necessary. Fortunately, it was defeated in the Senate. To have passed the Senate it would have required a two-thirds vote (67 Senators) and did not come close, but the vote was still very telling.

The vote in the Senate actually happened before the vote. That means, knowing the Senate did not—and would not—approve the treaty, the Obama administration defied the will of the legislature—and the people—to vote in favor of the pact at the U.N. Knowing this, President Obama has also vowed to sign the treaty in the next few months. Given the administration’s history of subverting the Constitution at every turn, I am very concerned about the future of the Second Amendment and the under-handed tactics they administration may use.

Interestingly, the treaty is also subjective in its enforcement. i.e. each country can ratify the treaty and then decide if, or how, to enforce the treaty with regard to its own country. Therefore, Obama could continue to ship small arms, tanks etc. to Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, while taking pistols and shotguns from the hands of citizens in the United States. This is the policy that nearly half of our current Senators support!

How the Vote Played Out

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The proof is in the Congressional records. Which political party was able to muster 46 votes in favor of the United Nations over the Second Amendment?

Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) introduced an amendment that would prevent the United States from entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty in order to uphold the Second Amendment. His amendment passed on a 53-46 vote. 53-46… that means 46 Senators—almost half—preferred the United Nations pact to the principles set forth in the Bill of Rights. It should be mind boggling that there is 46 Senators willing to vote in favor of letting United Nations policy supersede our Second Amendment rights. If these 46 Senators would let the U.N. come in and dictate our rights, how do you think they would vote on a domestic law to strip us of our rights? A vote where they did not need two-thirds but rather a simple majority?

Meet Your Senators

As much as I hate to start the political cycle already, it is upon us. Politicians believe they can get away with votes such as this without penalty, but we need to show them the reality of their actions and their attempt to subvert the Bill of Rights.

 

I would like to introduce you to the 46 United States Senators who were willing to sign over your Second Amendment rights to the United Nations—Surprise! They are all Democrats…

  1. Baldwin (D-WI)
  2. Baucus (D-MT)
  3. Bennet (D-CO)
  4. Blumenthal (D-CT)
  5. Boxer (D-CA)
  6. Brown (D-OH)
  7. Cantwell (D-WA)
  8. Cardin (D-MD)
  9. Carper (D-DE)
  10. Casey (D-PA)
  11. Coons (D-DE)
  12. Cowan (D-MA)
  13. Durbin (D-IL)
  14. Feinstein (D-CA)
  15. Franken (D-MN)
  16. Gillibrand (D-NY)
  17. Harkin (D-IA)
  18. Hirono (D-HI)
  19. Johnson (D-SD)
  20. Kaine (D-VA)
  21. King (I-ME)
  22. Klobuchar (D-MN)
  23. Landrieu (D-LA)
  24. Leahy (D-VT)
  25. Levin (D-MI)
  26. McCaskill (D-MO)
  27. Menendez (D-NJ)
  28. Merkley (D-OR)
  29. Mikulski (D-MD)
  30. Murphy (D-CT)
  31. Murray (D-WA)
  32. Nelson (D-FL)
  33. Reed (D-RI)
  34. Reid (D-NV)
  35. Rockefeller (D-WV)
  36. Sanders (I-VT)
  37. Schatz (D-HI)
  38. Schumer (D-NY)
  39. Shaheen (D-NH)
  40. Stabenow (D-MI)
  41. Udall (D-CO)
  42. Udall (D-NM)
  43. Warner (D-VA)
  44. Warren (D-MA)
  45. Whitehouse (D-RI)
  46. Wyden (D-OR)

What do you think will be the future of the Second Amendment? Let us know in the comments section below!

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Comments (181)

  • Dennis Heimbichner- Calif.

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    THE BIG QUESTION IS? WHO DO THESE POLITICIANS REALLY WORK FOR-“THE PRESIDENT” OR THE PEOPLE OF THIS NATION [the ones who elected them I hope]AND NOT FOR THEIR OWN POLITICAL GAIN OR FUTURE POITICAL SERVICE???
    I wonder where these politicians true loyalites & beliefs are for our countries rights & freedoms andwhere they have come from! It makes me feel as a former Army Veteran of Vietnam; a life long american hunting & sportsman,a firearm owner and member of NRA that my second amendment rights and all other freedoms that I fought for in Vietnam and saw many of my fellow veterans die for; as today many of our current service members are doing for this country’s many freedom’s. Are those freedoms now so easy to through aside on the bases of political and media hipe & sacre tactics. I believe all true americans feel for & morn for all victims of these mass shootings and would like to see effective laws passed that will be enforced by our law enforcement. And not select the lawful americians for rash actions to take the 2nd amendment rights away or ban weapons that are selectively targeted as these; assault rifles,pistols and the types of AR weapons & magizines that are now under attach.
    I would like know why are politicans and the news media do not talk about or show a number of events that have happen where citizens have either fough off attachs or came to others aid in which they used a firearm to save lives or stop violent actions.
    I also, wonder why it seems that there’s not strong information or comments of what are politicans intend to do about the real issue of gun violence that has accured in these mass shootings by individuals who have mental illness,we need to address mental illness and the effective laws & gun controls that should be put in place to stop these people from owning or having access to weapons.And to punish those who break these laws. Maybe the enforcement of mental exams or checks when any purchase of a weapon is done, it seems that we just by-pass the real issues of gun violence to get on the band wagon of hipe/to get something started fast without knowing the complete problem or find the real solutions to those issues.
    Finially, where do we start with our politicians right from the top with the “PRESIDENT” and all of our elected politicians; Congressman, Sentors, Representives of both parties we’ve elected that do not follow the wishes of the people of this nation and do the job fr which we have elected them to do? I hope the American people will soon stand up to these politicans who are tearing down our nation and taking away our rights & freedoms that our founding fathers set-up and so many American lives have been lost through these many wars we as a nation have fough for the prinicpal of Freedom!!

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  • Joe Kobitz

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    My father was a Democrat when JFK was in Office (by coincidence My initials and my Grandfathers initials are JFK) Then he went Republican and I continue! The backlash started with the peanut farmer, then the Clinton era, now Obama!!! the nation has been on a down hill slide with the Democrats. They are ruining this country!!! The Electoral College has got ta go as it makes our votes( you and I)(ordinary Citizens)not count in the highest office of These United States of America!!! Our Vote does not count when we elect the President (what’s wrong with this picture)We are letting the government (our so called duly elected officials take our constitution and destroy it with articles that will make us the most vulnerable nation in the world, (overtime)My Great grand dad came to this nation for what it was, Not what it is!!!! People can actually make more income if they don’t work, just kick back and live all he government. It’s a no brainer, Give up your pride and live off the Govt. or keep your pride, work hard, support your family and sleep good every night knowing you have did the best you can honestly!!!! Fight for the real America!!!!

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  • SoonToBeSergeant

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    143.@EVERYONE POSTING
    I think we should all read post#140 thoroughly. Also if we can get permission form Mr.Saylor to send that letter in full,or partial, to our reps. I believe whole heartedly, even before joining the military, that we should have the rights that are slowly being voted out of our lives. Thank you Mr. Saylor for that very informative and insightful post.

    @Hide Behind
    I believe that if you hold the opinions you posted to be true you could just as well pass as the “Officials” that are in favor of the Constitutional Bastardization.

    The points you made of the extict bird and of the so called “rednecks” are unjust and very closed minded. I was under the impression that if you had a post that would either shed light on the situation or state some sort of fact, you should and are encouraged to post it. I recommend that your biast comments should be kept with you and your group of fellow believers.

    The statements we have are in good faith and are actually trying to enlighten others who may not know what the government and, more importantly, our ELECTED OFFICIALS are not living up to the positions that they sworn into.

    EVERYONE should have the facts and are entitled to them. There also is a law that is currently in place that one can MAKE THEIR OWN GUNS/WEAPONS AND NOT NEED TO REGISTER THEM. I suggest everyone look into that as well. It is perfectly legal to make your own gun for hunting/self-defense/home security as long as you do not sell that firearm.
    When that gun is transfered from person to person/dealer, then it needs to be registered. Look on some social media websites such as YouTube for home made guns/zip guns and look into the facts.

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  • Sam

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    I have read hundreds of these posts on here and have made a few of my own, and most of them are right to the point and dead on.
    The problem we have here is; Even though we are willing to stand up and defend our constitutional rights,all of these comments are from different states/county’s.
    The government has Washigton DC, and we have scattered states.
    We need to have one central location for all of us to come together. A Home office, if you will, that is actually by the people for the people and no government officals allowed and say enough is enough, we are kicking you out of office and
    impeaching/prosecuting you for treason and crimes against the American people.
    Since the 1980’s I have said more than once, that our country is headed for another civil war, and it’s not going to be for the same reason as before.
    Somebody needs to come up with a petition and have it sent around and get signatures to end these people in offices’ rain of terror.

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  • Sam

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    To Gene Taber #85,
    I agree with you, but the problem is even though we have enough people with guns and believe in the Constitution and the 2nd. They aren’t willing to stand up to the government, even though the constitution says we can.

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  • Sam

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    To Mark #130,
    Who pays for the fuel? Us taxpayers, who pays for their stay in hotels/motels, food etc? We do, taxpayers. Obama sure isn’t going to pay for all of this. You left out one other important thing; Who pays for the security of them while they are there with Obama? You got it, we do.

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  • Gen. Andrew Jackson

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    This is very simple to correct! The “LAWMAKERS” that signed this Bill have committed “TREASON”, Crimes against the Constitution and the Citizens it protects. They can be charged with the FACT, no trial is necessary! Punishment is Exile to a country not of their choosing, “I hear Iran is lovely this time of year”, or Public Execution! This will insure that the next individual who runs for public office will think long and hard before they act. “ACCOUNTABILITY FOR YOUR ACTIONS” simple.

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  • Not Happy

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    I saw a movie once where only the Police and Military had firearms:

    Its called: “Schindler’s List”

    Alvederzane America!

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  • SoonToBeSergeant

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    @EVERYONE POSTING
    I think we should all read post#140 thoroughly. Also if we can get permission form Mr.Saylor to send that letter in full,or partial, to our reps. I believe whole heartedly, even before joining the military, that we should have the rights that are slowly being voted out of our lives. Thank you Mr. Saylor for that very informative and insightful post.

    @Hide Behind
    I believe that if you hold the opinions you posted to be true you could just as well pass as the “Officials” that are in favor of the Constitutional Bastardization.

    The points you made of the extict bird and of the so called “rednecks” are unjust and very closed minded. I was under the impression that if you had a post that would either shed light on the situation or state some sort of fact, you should and are encouraged to post it. I recommend that your biast comments should be kept with you and your group of fellow believers.

    The statements we have are in good faith and are actually trying to enlighten others who may not know what the government and, more importantly, our ELECTED OFFICIALS are not living up to the positions that they sworn into.

    EVERYONE should have the facts and are entitled to them. There also is a law that is currently in place that one can MAKE THEIR OWN GUNS/WEAPONS AND NOT NEED TO REGISTER THEM. I suggest everyone look into that as well. It is perfectly legal to make your own gun for hunting/self-defense/home security as long as you do not sell that firearm.
    When that gun is transfered from person to person/dealer, then it needs to be registered. Look on some social media websites such as YouTube for home made guns/zip guns and look into the facts.

    Reply

  • T Collins

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    What our biggest problem is, we need to defeat the Electoral College, as long as we have that group of bafoons to contend with, the popular vote will never have a voice in the election of our elected President, because he did not win by popular vote in this last election.

    Reply

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