Posts Tagged: guns

UN Arms Trade Treaty passed

Today, the United Nations General Assembly passed the Arms Trade Treaty.  The final text of the treaty and a UN News articale can be read here.  Below is a statement by US Secretary of State Kerry on today’s treaty. STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY Historic Outcome of the Arms Trade Treaty Conference  The United States is… Read more »

Myths and Facts: United Nations Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty

The United Nations Visitors Center has been receiving call about the United Nations Conference on the Arms TradeTreaty.  They worked with the Office for Disarmament Affairs to provide some myths and facts about the treaty negotiations.  Their post with myths and facts is below. We have been receiving quite a number of angry phone calls… Read more »

Protect children, not guns

Children’s Defense Fund recently released a new report based on the latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showing that 3,184 children and teens died from gunfire in the United States in 2006. This represents a…

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