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U.N. sponsors gun burning
The United Nations is sponsoring "Gun Burning Day" on July 9 as part of its global program to disarm all "citizens of the world" -- including Americans who are supposed to be protected by the Second Amendment.
The U.N. Conference on Small Weapons is sponsoring massive gun burnings to mark the opening of its New York session devoted to disarming individuals throughout the world. They call it the "conference on Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons."
Organizers said "the public destruction of weapons" is good because it is "one of the best ways to attract attention" to global disarmament, according to Richard Stevens of Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership.
The UN has been building on this for some time:
Americans' fight for the right to bear arms has gone global.