Chemical Weapons in America
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The Chemical Weapons Convention, which was opened for signature on January 13, 1993, bans the development, storage, and use of chemical weapons by participating nations and their people.
When the U.S. Senate ratified the convention on April 24, 1997, then-President Bill Clinton said: “Our troops will be less likely to face poison gas on the battlefield, our hand will be strengthened in the fight against terrorists and rogue states. We will end a century that began with the horror of chemical weapons in World War I much closer to the elimination of those kinds of weapons.”
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In This Issue
The Justices Weigh in on the Chemical Weapons Convention
Campaign Finance, Abortion Protests, and Recess Appointments on the Docket
Overview of Treaty Implementation
U.S. Ratification and Implementing Legislation
Decision of the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals
Pro & Con
Can the U.S. Government Use the Chemical Weapons Convention to Prosecute Routine Domestic Crimes?