Heritage Explains: The NRA and the Terrible UN Arms Trade Treaty

COMMENTARY Arms Control

Heritage Explains: The NRA and the Terrible UN Arms Trade Treaty

May 3rd, 2019 1 min read
COMMENTARY BY
Tim Doescher

Associate Director, Coalition Relations

Tim is the Associate Director of Coalition Relations.
President Donald Trump shows a signed order rejecting the 2013 Arms Trade Treaty as he speaks at the National Rifle Association (NRA) Annual Meeting. SAUL LOEB/Getty Images

During the recent NRA Convention in Indianapolis, President Trump gave formal notice that the US will withdraw its signature from the UN Arms Trade Treaty, which attempts to limit the sale of firearms and ammunition abroad. This week, on the "Heritage Explains" podcast, Ted Bromund, a senior research fellow at Heritage, explains why this is a big win for our sovereignty as well as our Second Amendment rights.