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List of executive actions Obama
plans to take as part of anti-
Gun violence plan

Fox News, by Staff

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/16/2013 12:16:02 PM

The following is a list, provided by the White House, of executive actions President Obama plans to take to address gun violence. 1. Issue a Presidential Memorandum to require federal agencies to make relevant data available to the federal background check system. 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. 3. Improve incentives for states to share information with the background check system. 4. Direct the Attorney General to review categories of individuals prohibited

0bama just had the gall to say this is the land of the free and always will be. What a pathological liar he is. It won´t be the land of the free while he is ruling. When you see a sentence beginning with "Direct the Attorney General" you should be very afraid.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: plex, 1/16/2013 12:20:02 PM     (No. 9120085)

I thought the Obamacare law was clear in prohibiting questions about gun ownership. He can´t change the law.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Alpha91c, 1/16/2013 12:23:18 PM     (No. 9120091)

I note that Obama´s DOJ has an important part to play in these new gun contorl rules and regulations. This is the same DOJ that continues to coverup and stonewall regarding the DOJ´s illegal transfer of thousands of so-called assault weapons to Mexican drug cartels. Something smells of long dead fish.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/16/2013 12:23:31 PM     (No. 9120092)

Long list of ways to spend money with no benefits.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Scrubber, 1/16/2013 12:23:33 PM     (No. 9120093)

With some exceptions, there´s not much on this list that is too onerous. HOWEVER, the list does not address severe prosecution of those who commit crimes with guns. Stop those creatures, and you´ll stop maybe 85% of all crime. And, there´s thankfully nothing addressing types of guns.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Persecutor2, 1/16/2013 12:24:06 PM     (No. 9120095)

Don´t see anything really outstanding here one way or the other. Mainly telling Federal agencies to do what they are already empowered to do. Must be content to leave the tough stuff in Congress´ lap--where it belongs, actually.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/16/2013 12:24:39 PM     (No. 9120098)

This is a load of crap the Feds should have been doing already. I´ll bet it all ends up in a trash can on Monday...next week. Ok, Done that, back to playing cards.

Hey what about Holder and his gun running operation? Doesn´t that count here?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Razorgirl, 1/16/2013 12:24:50 PM     (No. 9120099)

I have only one question:

Could Barrack Hussein Obama pass a background check?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MattO, 1/16/2013 12:26:21 PM     (No. 9120104)

There goes the highly touted HIPAA privacy law!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Italiano, 1/16/2013 12:28:38 PM     (No. 9120108)

I had to stop at #4. I was laughing too hard to continue.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 1/16/2013 12:29:25 PM     (No. 9120110)

I did´t see where he directed Holder to stop running guns to drug lords in Mexico. I guess he isn´t worried about gun violence in Mexico that he and Holder enable.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: alynnmcw, 1/16/2013 12:30:37 PM     (No. 9120112)

What the list tells me is that he is not interested in gun violence. If he were he would address mental health issues with congress to enact more stringent laws. This is a photo op for the low info to confuse the low info crowd into thinking he is doing something. This is just a list of things to spend money on.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/16/2013 12:31:48 PM     (No. 9120114)

Will he be continuing his glorifying of gang culture (the biggest purveyors of gun violence in this country) by inviting gangster rappers as VIPs to the White House?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 1/16/2013 12:32:00 PM     (No. 9120115)

We never answer questions regarding possession of guns on medical forms. If the question is on a form we leave it blank, and if someone ever asks, we will refuse to answer the question. Actually, my husband did have a conversation with a doctor, who agreed that it is not an appropriate question. It is no one´s business, including physicians, if you have guns in your home.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Toledo, 1/16/2013 12:32:03 PM     (No. 9120116)

Does any of this eyewash answer the question will my kid get shot when he goes to school today? Some how I must have missed it.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: nhchemist, 1/16/2013 12:32:49 PM     (No. 9120118)

I love it when 0bama touts Reagan´s 1994 letter on "assault weapons." Don´t forget that Ron Reagan said that his father´s dementia started during his second term and that his doctors diagnosed it in 1992. Did Reagan have the mental capacity to make an informed decision on this in 1994?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Summernite, 1/16/2013 12:38:20 PM     (No. 9120135)

Bingo #15. Piers Morgan tried to use this same talking point and the statement mentioned included Jimmy Carter, Ford as well as Reagan. Funny how the left seemed to leave those two out.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 1/16/2013 12:40:14 PM     (No. 9120142)

I see these as just another way for Barry to create more bureaucrasy and red tape. The Doctor references should be disobeyed by everyone - refuse to ask if you´re a Dr., and refuse to answer if you´re a patient.

Any patient with psychiatric problems will now resist going to a doctor now that they have to be snitches.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Mass Minority, 1/16/2013 12:41:31 PM     (No. 9120146)

What an incredible load of meaningless nothing, Presidential memorandums, DOJ reports, reminders about what agencies are already doing? Talk about a waste of breath.

One made me laugh out loud

17. Release a letter to health care providers clarifying that no federal law prohibits them from reporting threats of violence to law enforcement authorities.

Let me rephrase

Remind doctors that the Dr Patient confidentiality respected by all legal precedant in the US is VOLUNTARY and that a Dr can tell the government anything he wants to about his patients.

What a tool. Notice, not one call for any actual legislative action, or more directly, no call for any kind of public debate on the matter.

Run little Obammy, Run.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/16/2013 12:49:48 PM     (No. 9120173)

$500 million worth of incremental steps to disarmament. He´s a fascist and he´s proud.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: JimS, 1/16/2013 1:06:51 PM     (No. 9120233)

All sizzle, and no meat.
Just a bunch of bureaucratic BS policy changes--most of which the Feds should have been doing anyhow if they were doing their job.
Little/no impact. Just another grandstand by Obama.
As far as my doctor asking me about guns, who cares? I will either tell him to MYOB, or that I have an M1-A1 Abrams tank in my garage, depending on my mood that day.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 1/16/2013 1:07:36 PM     (No. 9120241)

None of this would have prevented Adam Lanza from going to that school and shooting those children.

His mother had the guns legally.

He was not diagnosed with mental illness by any doctor we´ve heard of. Aspberger´s is not mental illness.

They dance around the pesky HIPPAA (sp?) privacy law. Good luck with that.

This was mostly paper saber-rattling and show biz.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 1/16/2013 1:09:10 PM     (No. 9120245)

PS. Re the forms that are showing up in doctors´ offices, intended to collect information for the federal government, most of the questions offer options to not answer the question(s) as you go through the list.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: JSanders, 1/16/2013 1:10:17 PM     (No. 9120250)

Incremental disarmament. Between Jarold (Jabba the Hutt) Nadler deciding just how many bullets should be required for self defense to my senile idiotic senator Nelson telling me what weapons I should use for hunting this has gotten completely out of hand.

The purpose of the 2nd Amendment is not to protect the rights of hunters...it is to protect the citizens from oppressive government.

When the govt comes after your guns, I´m sure they will have "assault" style weapons. I will have the equivalent....after all...it´s only fair...

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Reply 24 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 1/16/2013 1:10:56 PM     (No. 9120252)

Summary of the Obama show today to quote Shakespeare:

Life´s but a walking shadow, a poor player,
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage,
And then is heard no more. It is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
Signifying nothing.

Well...except another half-billion dollars of wasteful spending...

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Reply 25 - Posted by: TheMom, 1/16/2013 1:16:28 PM     (No. 9120263)

This is a setup to broadening the diagnosis of mental illness. Just as the definition of ´terrorist´ has been enlarged to include returning veterans, home schoolers and evangelical congregations, look for mental illness to be expanded to include conservative principles, patriotic beliefs and regular prayer.

The guy makes me think of an asp, whatever he does or says.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Rabidrabbit1, 1/16/2013 1:33:02 PM     (No. 9120304)

Obviously, this administration got the message, loud and clear. Do not mess with legitamate gun owners!

The trail ballon re executive orders must have been made of lead; it didn´t float at all.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: vinegrower, 1/16/2013 2:02:24 PM     (No. 9120368)

What a bunch of nothing. I am very surprised. If nothing else why didn´t he at least address the gang culture and the mental health issues. Also what about reinforcing the idea use a gun in a crime automatic prison sentence. If we don´t turn around some of the cultural issues we will never get violence under control. He didn´t even mention the violence in movies and games. I can´t believe this will satisfy his base because they want much stricter controls and outright bans.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: OhMy, 1/16/2013 2:07:40 PM     (No. 9120379)

The short version is: Everybody is crazy and nobody should have a gun. . . except for the secret service guarding Obama.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 1/16/2013 2:17:12 PM     (No. 9120397)

This may be a load of horse puckey, but have you noticed it has kept him front and center for almost two months. And filled up the news casts, all the Fox shows and all the talkers.

Bravo for Rush! I just heard him say that if they were checking backgrounds on all the citizens, someone might want to check the background of the president. It hadn´t been done yet. YAAAAAY.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: rocco49, 1/16/2013 2:30:45 PM     (No. 9120430)

Can you frickin´ believe this guy?

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Reply 31 - Posted by: LouD, 1/16/2013 3:39:01 PM     (No. 9120583)

You people are just pointing out that the emperor has no clothes.

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