Prasad Kariyawasam, chairman of the June 26-July 7 UN conference on the illegal trade of small arms, has received more than 100,000 letters from American gun-owners arguing that the upcoming event threatens their rights. Many of the correspondences contained an NRA form letter complaining that the conference will take place on America’s Independence Day and contending that its real purpose is a global arms ban. To be fair, Kariyawasam offers answers to both charges in this CNN article.