Monday, April 1, 2013

Senate Rejects U.N. Arms Trade Treaty

Congratulations to all whose senators voted to oppose another U.N. power grab. Patricia Evans reports (edited for clarity and spelling):

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Senate Takes Stand Against U.N. Arms Trade Treaty


In the pre-dawn hours Saturday, the Senate approved the measure "To uphold Second Amendment rights and prevent the United States from entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty." Amendment Agreed to 53 YEAs to 46 NAYs

Our Virginia senators, Warner and Kaine voted against the Amendment. They have shown little regard for the US Constitution and its Bill of Rights in taking a position in opposition to the Second Amendment and the right of US citizens to 'keep and bear arms' by supporting the UN Arms Trade Treaty.


Fellow Virginians, please let them know what you think of their disregard for your rights, especially your God-given right to self defense.

The roll call vote is shown below. A quick scan will show how easily other Democrats would sacrifice your rights on their altar of power.


http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=113&session=1&vote=00091#top

U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 113thCongress - 1stSession as compiled through Senate LIS by the Senate Bill Clerk under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate

Vote Summary

Question: On the Amendment (Inhofe Amdt. No. 139 )
Vote Number:
91
Vote Date:
March 23, 2013, 04:30 AM
Required For Majority:
1/2
Vote Result:
Amendment Agreed to
Amendment Number:
S.Amdt. 139 to S.Con.Res. 8 (No short title on file)
Statement of Purpose:
To uphold Second Amendment rights and prevent the United States from entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty.

 

Vote Counts:
YEAs
53
NAYs
46
Not Voting
1

 

Alphabetical by Senator Name

Alexander (R-TN), Yea
Ayotte (R-NH), Yea
Baldwin (D-WI), Nay
Barrasso (R-WY), Yea
Baucus (D-MT), Nay
Begich (D-AK), Yea
Bennet (D-CO), Nay
Blumenthal (D-CT), Nay
Blunt (R-MO), Yea
Boozman (R-AR), Yea
Boxer (D-CA), Nay
Brown (D-OH), Nay
Burr (R-NC), Yea
Cantwell (D-WA), Nay
Cardin (D-MD), Nay
Carper (D-DE), Nay
Casey (D-PA), Nay
Chambliss (R-GA), Yea
Coats (R-IN), Yea
Coburn (R-OK), Yea
Cochran (R-MS), Yea
Collins (R-ME), Yea
Coons (D-DE), Nay
Corker (R-TN), Yea
Cornyn (R-TX), Yea
Cowan (D-MA), Nay
Crapo (R-ID), Yea
Cruz (R-TX), Yea
Donnelly (D-IN), Yea
Durbin (D-IL), Nay
Enzi (R-WY), Yea
Feinstein (D-CA), Nay
Fischer (R-NE), Yea
Flake (R-AZ), Yea
Franken (D-MN), Nay
Gillibrand (D-NY), Nay
Graham (R-SC), Yea
Grassley (R-IA), Yea
Hagan (D-NC), Yea
Harkin (D-IA), Nay
Hatch (R-UT), Yea
Heinrich (D-NM), Yea
Heitkamp (D-ND), Yea
Heller (R-NV), Yea
Hirono (D-HI), Nay
Hoeven (R-ND), Yea
Inhofe (R-OK), Yea
Isakson (R-GA), Yea
Johanns (R-NE), Yea
Johnson (D-SD), Nay
Johnson (R-WI), Yea
Kaine (D-VA), Nay
King (I-ME), Nay
Kirk (R-IL), Yea
Klobuchar (D-MN), Nay
Landrieu (D-LA), Nay
Lautenberg (D-NJ), Not Voting
Leahy (D-VT), Nay
Lee (R-UT), Yea
Levin (D-MI), Nay
Manchin (D-WV), Yea
McCain (R-AZ), Yea
McCaskill (D-MO), Nay
McConnell (R-KY), Yea
Menendez (D-NJ), Nay
Merkley (D-OR), Nay
Mikulski (D-MD), Nay
Moran (R-KS), Yea
Murkowski (R-AK), Yea
Murphy (D-CT), Nay
Murray (D-WA), Nay
Nelson (D-FL), Nay
Paul (R-KY), Yea
Portman (R-OH), Yea
Pryor (D-AR), Yea
Reed (D-RI), Nay
Reid (D-NV), Nay
Risch (R-ID), Yea
Roberts (R-KS), Yea
Rockefeller (D-WV), Nay
Rubio (R-FL), Yea
Sanders (I-VT), Nay
Schatz (D-HI), Nay
Schumer (D-NY), Nay
Scott (R-SC), Yea
Sessions (R-AL), Yea
Shaheen (D-NH), Nay
Shelby (R-AL), Yea
Stabenow (D-MI), Nay
Tester (D-MT), Yea
Thune (R-SD), Yea
Toomey (R-PA), Yea
Udall (D-CO), Nay
Udall (D-NM), Nay
Vitter (R-LA), Yea
Warner (D-VA), Nay
Warren (D-MA), Nay
Whitehouse (D-RI), Nay
Wicker (R-MS), Yea
Wyden (D-OR), Nay

 
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Gentle Readers, this web site apologizes for the behavior of our Senators. If you search this site, you will find that each of them has contributed a post that makes it clear that they are acting according to the quasi-religious faith in socialism many Americans have absorbed throughout their lives...and not, as the Constitution provides, according to the will of the majority of Virginia voters. This is an understandable flaw many elected officials share. It does not make them bad people. It does, if it can't be corrected, make them unfit to hold office in a constitutional democracy.