Friday, November 3, 2006

139 - 1


... Amnesty International won a major victory today when a the UN passed a vote to draft resolution for a global Arms Trade Treaty to curtail the international weapons trade that fuels " conflict, poverty, and serious human rights violations." Amnesty International formed a Control Arms Trade alliance with individuals and other groups to persuade the UN to take these measures. The vote to draft the resolution was the first step, with 139 nations voting in favor, and only one nation voting against, the United States... [my em]

Because every household should have at least one Kalashnikov.

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