Originally Posted by BucEyedPea
It targets gun trade and ownership. The language of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) uses the term "all aspects" throughout the document. It lacks clear definitions.
There is a .pdf here:
Document can be seen at: UN’s “Outcome document” for the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspectshttp://iapcar.org/?tag=arms-trade-treaty
Section III, Paragraphs 7 and 8 of the Programme of Action
It sounds on the surface to just be about regulating control of weapons from rogue nations but..."strengthening and enforcement of national laws, regulations and administrative procedures to prevent the illicit trade and illegal manufacture of small arms and light weapons, the development of national action plans, ..."
Real quick. What is your objection to strengthening laws on exports that would make it more difficult to traffic weapons?