Now here is a novel event: Congress is working. That would be quite a change from the gridlock of the past 8 years. And just what is this item of work? Congress intends to remove the Social Security Administration from the gun-grabbing, anti-Second Amendment task that President Obama gave them to do. Here’s to a good work ethic for the next 8 years.
As Written By AWR Hawkins for Breitbart:
Congress plans to take up legislation next week that is designed to block Barack Obama’s gun ban for Social Security recipients who require help with their finances.
On July 18, 2015, Breitbart News reported the Obama administration was fashioning what was then a secretive gun ban for Social Security recipients who needed help with their finances. The Los Angeles Times reported that the ban would be sweeping. They reported that it would cover those who are unable to manage their own affairs for a multitude of reasons — from “subnormal intelligence or mental illness” to “incompetency,” an unspecified “condition,” or “disease” — and would put the Second Amendment rights of such recipients in jeopardy.
On January 5, 2016, Obama incorporated the ban into his executive gun controls. A White House preview of those controls explained that the Social Security Administration (SSA) was busy finalizing rules for how and when to enforce the ban:
Current law prohibits individuals from buying a gun if, because of a mental health issue, they are either a danger to themselves or others or are unable to manage their own affairs. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has indicated that it will begin the rulemaking process to ensure that appropriate information in ……Full Story Here:
Congress Acting to Block Obama’s Social Security Gun Ban – Breitbart