Could UN’s “Small Arms Treaty” include Handguns?

Recently increased publicity related to the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer has given gun control activists a new angle by which to attack an American’s right to protect themselves and their families. This time, however, it seems that the United Nations is joining the attack.

According to Sen. Rand Paul, the U.N. “Small Arms Treaty” will almost surely mandate tougher licensing requirements to own a gun, require the confiscation and destruction of unauthorized civilian firearms, call for a ban on the trade, sale and private ownership of semi-automatic weapons, and create an international gun registry.

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