If Americans are Sick of the United Nations, Why are They Not Backing this Bill to Get Us Out of it?

In March of this year, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL) introduced HR1205: American Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2015, which was assigned to a congressional committee. The bill would effectively end the united States’ membership in the United Nations, but why is there no push to advance it forward?

“The U.N. continues to prove it’s an inefficient bureaucracy and a complete waste of American tax dollars,” Rogers said in a statement. “Although the United States makes up almost a quarter of the U.N.’s annual budget, the U.N. has attempted a number of actions that attack our rights as U.S. citizens.”

Among those actions that the UN has been engaged in are actions like the Law of the Sea Treaty, which according to Rogers “would subject our country to internationally-based environmental mandates, costing American businesses more money.” Additionally, Rogers pointed to the UN’s work to “re-establish an international regulation regime on global warming which would heavily target our fossil fuels.”

Furthermore, one of the most concerning and dangerous items the UN has advanced is theArms Trade Treaty, which contrary to the story given by the Obama administration, wouldthreaten the rights to keep and bear arms, which is protected by the Second Amendment.

“My legislation would end our country’s participation in the U.N. and any organizations affiliated with them,” said Rogers. “Why should the American taxpayer bankroll aninternational organization that works against America’s interests around the world? The time is now to restore and protect American sovereignty and get out of the United Nations.”

I agree. Similar measures have been put forth by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and his father,former Texas Congressman Ron Paul.

According to the bill, it would require the closure of the US Mission to the United Nations and would direct the President to terminate US membership in the UN, including any organ, specialized agency, commission, or other formally affiliated body.

It would also completely repeal the United Nations Participation Act of 1945 and other specified related laws. Additionally, the bill would prohibit the following:

  1. the authorization of funds for the U.S. assessed or voluntary contribution to the U.N.
  2. the authorization of funds for any U.S. contribution to any U.N. military or peacekeeping operation
  3. the expenditure of funds to support the participation of U.S. Armed Forces as part of any U.N. military or peacekeeping operation, U.S. Armed Forces from serving under U.N. and command diplomatic immunity for U.N. officers or employees.

Alex Newman comments on the current sentiment in America regarding the UN. He writes:

While anti-UN sentiment is fierce and growing across much of America, in Alabama, where the legislation’s lead sponsor comes from, that animosity is especially pronounced. In 2012, for example, both houses of the state legislature voted unanimously to ban the deeply controversial UN “sustainable development” progra... in what was hailed as a major victory for property rights and sovereignty. Since then,UN meddling in American affairs has accelerated dramatically, sparkingeven more outrage about the global organization across Alabama and beyond.

In the U.S. Senate, pro-sovereignty sentiment is also growing. Earlier this year, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), a leading contender for the 2016 nomination, blasted the UN and suggested it should be dismantled. “I dislike paying for something that two-bit Third World countries with no freedom attack us and complain about the United States,” explained the senator, who is also Ron Paul’s son. “There’s a lot of reasons why I don’t like the UN, and I think I’d be happy to dissolve it.”

The American public generally shares those sentiments, with a 2014 Gallup poll showing that a staggering 57 percent of Americans believed the UN was doing a “bad job,” versus 37 percent who thought it was doing a “good job.” More than two thirds of Americans were upset with the UN, and independents were also overwhelmingly opposed. But even among Democrats, half thought the UN was doing a bad job. The Obama administration, meanwhile, apparently out of step with the American people, has called for drastically expanding and empowering the UN and its scandal-plagued military forces.

While the bill currently sits in the House Foreign Affairs Committee chaired by Rep. Edward “Ed” Royce (R-CA), one wonders why there has not been more talk about this bill and people pushing to get it to the floor for a vote. It also seems that during the presidential debates it would be a great time for Senator Rand Paul to bring this issue up and stir things up a bit with pointing to the languishing legislation in Congress.

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No one will back it, because Obama is using the UN to further his agenda.  We wouldn't want to upset Obama and force him to veto anything. That would make him look bad.

The head of the United Nations has never been an American. I have NEVER had "good" feeling about the United Nations. THIS Government has put USA on the tract toward ONE WORLD ORDER since WWII!

The People in this Government want to STOP Donald Trump because they fear inability to CONTROL him! The POTUS has been treated like a KING FAR TOO LONG!!!!! The US Government is FULL of Unsavory Characters and is NOW Marxist dictatorship!

Thew UN is not for America. We pay 24% every year and get nothing in return. We need to be out of the UN now. If we don't they will take over our country and we will have no rights.

I had no idea about it.  Read an article today and posted in hopes of more people seeing it and calling reps.

The U.N. is run by Muslims/Arabs & is the ROOT TO ALL EVIL! Their goal is for the One World Govt. & to disarm ALL American Citizens to make it easier to rid those that oppose their agenda! Hopefully, you know who encompasses that group. If you don't it is Jews, Christians & guess what, all these gay people who came out of the woodwork to help the (Muslims) make it easier to find them! Better buy more ammo!

People don't know about the Bill. The main stream media hasn't reported on it (probably a requirement of member in the liar and chief's fan club)

The progressive left's agenda is making US law subordinate to the UN's international law like Europe has.

Huh, I never even knew about this.

I've been wanting us out of the UN for a very long time and the fact that we fund the UN by 25% seems a bit unbalanced while providing a great reason to get out.  No other country or group of countries should be dictating what we do, how we do or when we do anything.  We owe them nothing.

Because just like everything the repubs are in on it and do not do anything that benefits the people who pay their salaries.They do however do everything to protect the lobbyist that funnel millions into their secret accounts and destroy America as instructed

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 A local news report revealed that the state of New Jersey awarded $3.8 million in financial aid to illegal immigrants during the 2018-2019 school year.

According to a report from NJ.com, the state of New Jersey gave $3.8 million in financial aid to 749 illegal immigrant students in the last academic year. More than a quarter of the funding went to 328 illegal immigrants that attend Rutgers University.

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a law last year that allowed illegal immigrants to apply for financial aid. Prior to the signing, illegal immigrants were permitted to apply to pay in-state tuition at public universities but they were not eligible for financial aid.

Murphy, who supports the spending, hit back at Republican critics by arguing that giving financial aid to illegal immigrants is compatible with American values.

“I’d even invite any of those folks who have that attitude, beginning with our president, to come on into this room and allow me or any of us to say, ‘This is the United States of America,’” Murphy said at the time.

David J. Socolow, executive director of the state’s Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, defended the state’s decision to offer financial aid to illegal immigrants.

“This financial assistance offers these New Jersey students a life-changing opportunity,” Socolow said in a brief comment.“The successes of these first 513 students, who are now attending county colleges, state colleges and universities, and independent institutions around the state, will have a positive impact on countless additional lives.”

According to the report, there is currently no limit on the amount of illegal immigrant students that are permitted to receive financial aid from the state of New Jersey. State lawmakers forecast that they will spend approximately $5 million on financial aid for illegal immigrants each year.

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