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 Gun groups, such as the US-based National Rifle Association,​ as well as sports shooting associations in other countries, [[https://​www.theguardian.com/​world/​2013/​mar/​09/​nra-silence-un-arms-treaty|have long contended]] that the treaty infringes upon the rights of lawful, domestic gun owners. While these concerns are unfounded as the treaty deals with international commerce, not domestic ownership, this line of criticism has been persistent at Conferences of States Parties and other ATT meetings, which are routinely attended not only by NGOs supportive of the objectives and spirit of the treaty but also by those who oppose it. Gun groups, such as the US-based National Rifle Association,​ as well as sports shooting associations in other countries, [[https://​www.theguardian.com/​world/​2013/​mar/​09/​nra-silence-un-arms-treaty|have long contended]] that the treaty infringes upon the rights of lawful, domestic gun owners. While these concerns are unfounded as the treaty deals with international commerce, not domestic ownership, this line of criticism has been persistent at Conferences of States Parties and other ATT meetings, which are routinely attended not only by NGOs supportive of the objectives and spirit of the treaty but also by those who oppose it.
  
-The treaty’s effectiveness has also been the subject of criticism. An article [[https://​www.economist.com/​international/​2018/​08/​18/​a-un-treaty-to-regulate-the-global-arms-trade-has-little-impact|published by //The Economist//]] at the time of the 4th Conference of States Parties in August 2018, argued that the ATT had had “little impact”. The military intervention in Yemen by a regional coalition led by Saudi Arabia has been the cause of heavy criticisms about compliance with the ATT by states parties, such as the United Kingdom and France, which have continued exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia and other coalition partners despite vast evidence that they are being used against civilian targets and despite vocal domestic and international opposition.+The treaty’s effectiveness has also been the subject of criticism. An article ​published by //[[https://​www.economist.com/​international/​2018/​08/​18/​a-un-treaty-to-regulate-the-global-arms-trade-has-little-impact|The Economist]]// at the time of the 4th Conference of States Parties in August 2018, argued that the ATT had had “little impact”. The military intervention in Yemen by a regional coalition led by Saudi Arabia has been the cause of heavy criticisms about compliance with the ATT by states parties, such as the United Kingdom and France, which have continued exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia and other coalition partners despite vast evidence that they are being used against civilian targets and despite vocal domestic and international opposition.
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