March 23, 2013

CIVIL RIGHTS UPDATE: Senate votes 53-46 to stop US from joining UN Arms Trade Treaty. “Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) introduced an amendment that would prevent the United States from entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty in order to uphold the Second Amendment. His amendment passed on a 53-46 vote.”

Plus, the straight line of the weekend: “Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) said he thought it was irresponsible to be considering major foreign policy decisions at 3 a.m. on Saturday morning.”