Firearms Export Changes Partially Blocked
The Commerce Department will now oversee certain firearms exports
The world has rejected landmines because they are indiscriminate and disproportionately harm civilians. In response to new Trump administration policies, Congress should impose a ban on the deployment of any type of anti-personnel landmine in new theaters of operation and encouraging the United States to join the Mine Ban Treaty. (February 2020)
If the Trump administration reverses the Obama-era policy on anti-personnel mines, Congress should respond by imposing a ban on the deployment of any type of anti-personnel land mine in new theaters of operation.
Changes would put profits over national and international security
Senator Refreshes Hold on Firearms Export Changes
Planned shift to Commerce Department reviews for certain U.S. arms transfers triggers strong congressional criticism.
Under new rules from the Trump administration, Congress would lose its ability to provide oversight on how certain firearms and military-style weapons are sold internationally.