This is a discussion on H.R. 6079 - 2A Defenders Stand within the The Second Amendment & Gun Legislation Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; The House is voting tomorrow on the repeal of ObamaCare. Apparently, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has the authority, with the insurance purchase mandate, to populate ...
The House is voting tomorrow on the repeal of ObamaCare.
Apparently, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has the authority, with the insurance purchase mandate, to populate a federal medical database with all Americans' medical records.
Then, bureaucrats can filter the database for key medical diagnoses such as PTSD and strip guns from patients "with the push of a keystroke". Improper abuse of power is a disincentive to seek treatment by those who need it and is the trampling of 2A rights. The provider managing care - not bureaucrats - is best to determine risk of gun ownership.
GOA says more than 150,000 vets, with conditions like PTSD, are already victims of this abuse of power.
I asked my dem rep to please vote for H.R. 6079 -- the ObamaCare repeal bill.
Now, its passage in the House may be merely a poll on the matter since the Senate won't pass it, and Obama has an override-proof veto. But the pendulum swings. Let your rep know where you stand.
-Blackstone’s Commentaries 145–146, n. 42 (1803) in District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008)Americans understood the right of self-preservation as permitting a citizen to repel force by force
when the intervention of society... may be too late to prevent an injury.
Let's just let this post stand as it is, that is, closed, but feel free to call, write or otherwise harass your Congress-Critters as you see fit.
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