Tennessee Passes Bill Rejecting Gun Control Imposed By International Law Or Treaty

Tennessee fights to protect its citizens’ Second Amendment rights against globalists

Preface by Pam Barker | TLB staff writer

Last week, the state of Tennessee took pre-emptive steps against any Second Amendment restrictions the UN-sponsored Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) might be able to impose on its citizens.

So far, 82 countries have ratified the treaty with another 50 states having signed but not ratified it. This includes the United States and Israel. The treaty has been in force since December 24, 2014.

Interestingly, in a vote conducted at the UN General Assembly in April, 2013, the resolution passed 154 to 3 against, with 23 abstentions. Those countries opposed were Syria, Iran and North Korea. Among the abstaining countries were Russia, China, Cuba and India. Some didn’t vote including Venezuela. Which renders this agreement a form of New World Order control of arms by the US and its vassals.

For a UN treaty to have an effect on American laws, two-thirds of the Senate must ratify it, which may not be likely.  However, an executive order by President Obama remains a possibility.

An attempt to regulate the arms trade on a global scale, including the import, export and transfer of small firearms, the treaty has been heavily criticized for undermining national sovereignty and citizens’ constitutional rights. The NRA has accused it of essentially being a form of gun registration where each owner or ‘end user’ must be registered both at home and with the country who exported the weapon. If the US failed to comply with owner registration, the exporting country would then be required under the treaty not to export any more weapons to the US, thus rendering the citizen hostage to the actions of its government.

Enjoy Joseph Jankowski’s short piece.


By Joseph Jankowski

On Thursday, the Tennessee senate gave final approval to a bill that sets the foundation to stop enforcement of gun control imposed by international law or treaty.


House Bill 2389 would prohibit law enforcement officers from enforcing provisions of international law and treaties that limit gun rights as specified in the state’s constitution.

The bill reads:

On or after July 1, 2016, no personnel or property of this state, or any political subdivision of this state, shall be allocated to the implementation, regulation, or enforcement of any international law or treaty regulating the ownership, use, or possession of firearms, ammunition, or firearm accessories, if the use of personnel or property would result in the violation of another Tennessee statute, Tennessee common law, or the Constitution of Tennessee.

“This bill prohibits any interference of [the right to keep and bear arms] by international treaty,” said Tennessee Rep. John Windle, who introduced the bill in January.

HB2389 now moves on to Governor Bill Haslam’s desk. He must sign or veto the bill within 10 days of transmittal, or it becomes law without his signature.

If this bill passes, Tennessee will be shielded from the pesky, anti-second amendment UN Arms Trade Treaty which has been described by Gun Owners of America as part of a plan “to bring back the framework for a global gun control regime.”

The ATT was signed by Secretary of State John Kerry on September 25, 2013 but was never ratified by the US Senate.

The NRA blasted the Obama Administration for signing the treaty, saying “This treaty threatens individual firearm ownership with an invasive registration scheme [and is full of regulations and requirements that are] blatant attacks on the constitutional rights of every law-abiding American.”

Recently, Oxfam International renewed its push for the UN Arms Trade Treaty.


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Joseph Jankowski is a contributor for Planet Free Will.com. His works have been published by recognizable alternative news sites like GlobalResearch.ca, ActivistPost.com, and Intellihub.com. Follow Planet Free Will on Twitter @ twitter.com/PlanetFreeWill

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Pam Barker is a TLB staff writer/analyst. She has an extensive background in the educational system of several countries at the college and university level as a teacher and administrator

1 Comment on Tennessee Passes Bill Rejecting Gun Control Imposed By International Law Or Treaty

  1. I might be wrong but I think the courts in the united States of America have ruled repeatedly for years and years that The Constitution for the united States of America is the supreme law of the land. PERIOD……. that means anything that the traitors in Washington try to cram down our throats that is contrary to our supreme law of the land is null void and unenforceable. We the people have got to get this brainwashed idea that anything a pack of traitors called con-gress who are actually the board of directors for the UNITED STATES INC passes in the name of a law; is actually a law and controlling over “we the people” out of our heads. Tell them to pound sand!!!! What are these two faced pussys going to do if a 100 million or more of “we the people” tell them “Go to hell, we are keeping our guns, do not pass go do not collect 200 dollars? One of these days soon, We the people could very well find out that the emperor truly wears no clothes!!!!!!! Where are they going to raise enough army to come and take them???

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