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  • "The Obama administration is once again demonstrating its contempt for our fundamental, individual right to keep and bear arms," said Chris W. Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action, following Mr. Kerry's signing of the treaty. "This treaty threatens individual firearm ownership with an invasive registration scheme. The NRA will continue working with the United States Senate to oppose ratification of the ATT."

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  • "If Sen. Durbin is truly interested in making Americans safer, he should compel Attorney General Eric Holder to testify over what Mayor Rahm Emmanuel called the federal government's "horrible" effort of prosecuting criminals with firearms in Chicago — America's murder capital in Durbin's home state," said Chris W. Cox, chief lobbyist for the National Rifle Association.

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