Wednesday, July 22, 2009

CA: What is CIFTA, and why you should care.

The Blogger Formerly Known As MuscleDaddy has done another of his detailed analyses of what Big Brother wants to do forto you. This time, it's about the Inter-American Convention Against Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms (CIFTA) treaty. Why does it matter? Because if it is signed and ratified by the US, it will make a lot of US citizens criminals, for the "crime" of reloading their own ammunition, even if it's only for their own personal use, and they never sell it to anyone. What with legislators laughing at the very idea of reading bills before they're voted into law, there's a huge risk that this beast.

I can't really do it justice by pulling quotes. Get over there and read the whole thing. But not too close to dinnertime.

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