~~ if your read the list the "the 23 executive orders " read more like posted sticky notes for an old man than any executive order.~~
I'm glad he's called out on this stuff, he needs to learn that just because he's the President he can't do what ever he feels like doing. I think that many of the recent 23 gun control executive orders will also end up in the trash. His administration is really pushing the envelope in this area. I do not understand what the 23 executive orders are pushing
~~~The following description of the 23 executive orders was provided by the
White House. These descriptions are almost certainly deceptions, so don't
take them at face value. The devil is in the details, as we all know, so until
we get a chance to look at the actual wording of each executive order, we
won't really know what Obama is trying to pull outside of law, without
Congress and in violation of the U.S. Constitution.
There orders also completely ignore the issue of the psychiatric drugging of
children, which we know is linked to nearly every school shooting that has
Furthermore, Obama has completely ignored the issue of violent video
games, violent movies and violent television programming.
But here's the list provided by the White House so far:
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
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4. Direct the Attorney General to review categories of individuals prohibited
from having a gun to make sure dangerous people are not slipping through
5. Propose rulemaking to give law enforcement the ability to run a full
background check on an individual before returning a seized gun.
6. Publish a letter from ATF to federally licensed gun dealers providing
guidance on how to run background checks for private sellers.
7. Launch a national safe and responsible gun ownership campaign.
8. Review safety standards for gun locks and gun safes (Consumer Product
9. Issue a Presidential Memorandum to require federal law enforcement to
trace guns recovered in criminal investigations.
10. Release a DOJ report analyzing information on lost and stolen guns and
make it widely available to law enforcement.
11. Nominate an ATF director.
12. Provide law enforcement, first responders, and school officials with
proper training for active shooter situations.
13. Maximize enforcement efforts to prevent gun violence and prosecute
14. Issue a Presidential Memorandum directing the Centers for Disease
Control to research the causes and prevention of gun violence.
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.
16. Clarify that the Affordable Care Act does not prohibit doctors asking
their patients about guns in their homes.
17. Release a letter to health care providers clarifying that no federal law
prohibits them from reporting threats of violence to law enforcement
18. Provide incentives for schools to hire school resource officers.
19. Develop model emergency response plans for schools, houses of
worship and institutions of higher education.
20. Release a letter to state health officials clarifying the scope of mental
health services that Medicaid plans must cover.
21. Finalize regulations clarifying essential health benefits and parity
requirements within ACA exchanges.
22. Commit to finalizing mental health parity regulations.
23. Launch a national dialogue led by Secretaries Sebelius and Duncan on