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President Obama is all about gun control now that he has solved the U.S. economic problems and gained peace in the Middle East and Africa. Although there are federal, state, and local laws/regulations/ordinances regarding guns and gun ownership, President Obama felt compelled to issue "executive orders," which supposedly have the weight of Constitutional law in his mind, to further constrain We The People from exercising our basic rights.
Many people will say that all of those sound just fine... common sense, if you will. An innocuous question here, a regulatory roadblock there, minor restrictions here, tying gun control to health care there. Nothing to take away the 2nd Amendment, just chip away at it some more.Gun Violence Reduction Executive Actions [source]Today, the President is announcing that he and the Administration will:1. Issue a Presidential Memorandum to require federal agencies to make relevant data available to the federal background check system. [PRIVACY?]2. Address unnecessary legal barriers, particularly relating to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, that may prevent states from making information available to the background check system. [PRIVACY?]3. Improve incentives for states to share information with the background check system. [PRIVACY?]4. Direct the Attorney General to review categories of individuals prohibited from having a gun to make sure dangerous people are not slipping through the cracks. [CRIMINALS OR JUST PEOPLE WHO OWN GUNS?]5. Propose rulemaking to give law enforcement the ability to run a full background check on an individual before returning a seized gun. [PRIVACY?]6. Publish a letter from ATF to federally licensed gun dealers providing guidance on how to run background checks for private sellers. [PRIVACY?]7. Launch a national safe and responsible gun ownership campaign. [ANTI-GUN PROPAGANDA?]8. Review safety standards for gun locks and gun safes (Consumer Product Safety Commission). [PRIVACY?]9. Issue a Presidential Memorandum to require federal law enforcement to trace guns recovered in criminal investigations. [DOES THIS INCLUDE STATE AND LOCAL INVESTIGATIONS?]10. Release a DOJ report analyzing information on lost and stolen guns and make it widely available to law enforcement. [DOES HE MEAN CREATE A NEW FEDERAL SYSTEM? AGENCY?]11. Nominate an ATF director. [TO INVESTIGATE "FAST AND FURIOUS?"]12. Provide law enforcement, first responders, and school officials with proper training for active shooter situations. [WILL "FIRST RESPONDERS" INCLUDE HOMEOWNERS WITH GUNS? HOMEOWNERS WITH GUNS MADE ILLEGAL BY NEW YORK?]13. Maximize enforcement efforts to prevent gun violence and prosecute gun crime. [CONFISCATION?]14. Issue a Presidential Memorandum directing the Centers for Disease Control to research the causes and prevention of gun violence. [OR KNIFE VIOLENCE OR BLUNT INSTRUMENT VIOLENCE OR EXPLOSIVES VIOLENCE OR FIST VIOLENCE OR HUMAN ANGER OR CRAZINESS?]15. Direct the Attorney General to issue a report on the availability and most effective use of new gun safety technologies and challenge the private sector to develop innovative technologies. [DISABLE OR CRIPPLE PRIVATELY OWNED FIREARMS?]16. Clarify that the Affordable Care Act does not prohibit doctors asking their patients about guns in their homes. [REQUIRE DOCTORS TO ASK ABOUT GUNS?]17. Release a letter to health care providers clarifying that no federal law prohibits them from reporting threats of violence to law enforcement authorities. [REQUIRES THEM TO DO SO?]18. Provide incentives for schools to hire school resource officers. [WHO WILL DO WHAT?]19. Develop model emergency response plans for schools, houses of worship and institutions of higher education. [PUT YOUR HEAD BETWEEN YOUR KNEES AND KISS YOUR ASS GOODBYE? WHAT ABOUT ARMED SECURITY GUARDS?]20. Release a letter to state health officials clarifying the scope of mental health services that Medicaid plans must cover. [THOSE SERVICES THAT HAVE BEEN CUT BACK?]21. Finalize regulations clarifying essential health benefits and parity requirements within ACA exchanges. [MEANING?]22. Commit to finalizing mental health parity regulations. [MORE REGULATIONS THAT DO WHAT?]23. Launch a national dialogue led by Secretaries Sebelius and Duncan on mental health. [HAS THERE ACTUALLY BEEN ANY "DIALOGUE" WITH ANYONE BY THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION?]
Here is what a senator from Oklahoma has to say:
Lets face it.