Reuters is reporting that the U.S would back launching talks on a treaty to regulate arms sales.
The U.S. State Department released a statement that overturns the position of former President George W. Bush’s administration which opposed such a treaty.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the United States would support the talks.
The U.S. lobbying group the National Rifle Association has opposed the treaty as it could limit our gun rights and the ability to purchase or own firearms in the future.
Fears of restricted gun rights have created a huge increase in firearms sales over the past few years and there does not seem to be any indication that the sales will slow anytime soon.