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Old November 7, 2012, 10:12 PM   #43
gc70
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Originally Posted by GodWeTrust
I think I'm more concerned with the UN Arms Treaty. I confess that I haven't been able to digest most of the information that I've heard about it, but is this the end-run around the Constitution that they need?
Tom Servo is correct about the contents of the UN Arms Trade Treaty.

More generally, treaties cannot end-run the Constitution. Treaties are just another form of federal law and must conform to the Constitution just like all other federal laws.

Last edited by gc70; November 7, 2012 at 10:49 PM. Reason: correct treaty name
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