H.R. 3594 (112th): Second Amendment Protection Act of 2011

Introduced:
Dec 07, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Joe Walsh
Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Dec 07, 2011
Length
4 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on December 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Dec 07, 2011
Referred to Committee Dec 07, 2011
 
Full Title

To express the sense of the Congress that the United States should not adopt any treaty that poses a threat to national sovereignty or abridges any rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution, such as the right to keep and bear arms, and to withhold funding from the United Nations unless the President certifies that the United Nations has not taken action to restrict, attempt to restrict, or otherwise adversely infringe upon the rights of individuals in the United States to keep and bear arms, or abridge any of the other constitutionally protected rights of citizens of the United States.

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Cosponsors
68 cosponsors (67R, 1D) (show)
Committees

House Foreign Affairs

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12/7/2011--Introduced.
Second Amendment Protection Act of 2011 - Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should not adopt any treaty that poses a threat to national sovereignty or abridges the rights guaranteed by the Constitution, such as the right to bear arms, and should cease the provision of financial support to any entity that does so.
Prohibits the United States from providing any funding to the United Nations (U.N.) for a fiscal year unless the President certifies to Congress that the U.N. has not taken action to infringe on the rights of individuals in the United States to possess a firearm or ammunition, or abridge any of the other constitutionally protected rights of U.S. citizens.

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