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Obama announces 23 exective actions, asks Congress to pass gun laws
cnn ^ | 1/16/13 | CNN's Dana Bash, CNN's Deirdre Walsh, CNN's Jason Hanna, CNN's Jessica Yellin

Posted on 01/16/2013 10:31:58 AM PST by Nachum

President Barack Obama announces 23 executive actions on gun control, separately asks Congress to pass gun-control laws Obama asks Congress to pass laws that would: require background checks on all gun sales; restore a ban on "military-style assault weapons"; ban gun magazines with capacities of more than 10 rounds; and toughen penalties on people who sell guns to those who can't have them Below are the latest updates as they come to us. Also, you can read our full story.

[Updated at 12:43 p.m. ET] Senate Democratic leadership sources tell CNN that passing any new legislation will be extremely difficult because more than a dozen vulnerable Democrats from conservative states will probably resist much of what the president is pushing, according to CNN's Dana Bash.

These Democratic sources say the most likely legislation to pass will be strengthening background checks, since it is the least overt form of gun control and it also appeals to gun rights advocates' emphasis on keeping guns away from people with mental health and criminal problems.

[Updated at 12:42 p.m. ET] Reaction to Obama's announcement is starting to come in. From Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy, whose state was the site of the December 14 school massacre that prompted Obama to examine gun control steps:

(Excerpt) Read more at news.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: actions; banglist; bho44; bhobanglist; exective; gun; guncontrol; gunexecutiveorders; laws; obamaguneo; obamagunpresser; secondamendment
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1 posted on 01/16/2013 10:32:08 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

He can go blank himself.


2 posted on 01/16/2013 10:33:21 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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3 posted on 01/16/2013 10:34:43 AM PST by Nachum (Back on the Google blacklist- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Where’s the line item point: “We will have real hearings on ‘Fast and Furious’??


4 posted on 01/16/2013 10:34:55 AM PST by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: Nachum

Headline yesterday:

“Obama To Announce Tough New Gun Controls”

Headline Today:

“Obama Punts To Avoid Impeachment”


5 posted on 01/16/2013 10:36:12 AM PST by Iron Munro (I Miss America, don't you?)
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To: onyx

The blue lipped commie Kenyan homo probably enjoys that.


6 posted on 01/16/2013 10:37:28 AM PST by jospehm20
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To: Iron Munro

“Obama Punts To... Avoid Impeachment”??

Most likely he’s planning a third term run. If John Boehner had been on his toes Obama would have been impeached long ago. There’s a list.


7 posted on 01/16/2013 10:40:09 AM PST by tsowellfan
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To: WKUHilltopper

Did they do background checks before they distributed the “Fast and furious” guns???


8 posted on 01/16/2013 10:41:11 AM PST by CMailBag
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To: Nachum

9 posted on 01/16/2013 10:43:57 AM PST by Perseverando (Gun control? It's really not about gun control is it? It's really about PEOPLE CONTROL!)
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To: Nachum

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 from having a gun to make sure dangerous people are not slipping through the cracks.”

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 Safety Commission).”

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 gun crime.”

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 authorities.”

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 mental health.”


10 posted on 01/16/2013 10:45:21 AM PST by Valpal1
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To: Nachum
Obama says the kids killed at Newtown were denied rights...life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Even younger little ones are denied these rights every day via abortion.

11 posted on 01/16/2013 10:53:30 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Nachum

Good! Now people can go back to sleep, prices will come back down, inventory will go back up, and I can get back to preppin’ until the Do-Nothing Congress just won’t act, so He the King will just have to impose AW Ban by EO (for the chidren, of course)...


12 posted on 01/16/2013 10:54:15 AM PST by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Nachum
Bloodless coup by a criminal , forgery to obtain the highest office is a felony

Onama needs a background check

troops shpould be dispatched to the white house , Obama should be transported to Gitmo in handcuffs

13 posted on 01/16/2013 10:54:33 AM PST by KTM rider ( , you'd be lucky to get= $7....LOL !)
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To: tsowellfan
If John Boehner had been on his toes Obama would have been impeached long ago. There’s a list.

I know about the list.

I was thinking of the specific promise by Rep. Steve Stockman, Texas Republican, to file a Bill of Impeachment against Obama if he issues Executive Orders that are blatant violations of the 2nd Ammendment.

It looks as if Obama has decided to take some small steps calculated to not trigger action to impeach.


14 posted on 01/16/2013 11:03:06 AM PST by Iron Munro (I Miss America, don't you?)
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To: Valpal1

So he can use Executive Orders to vote “Present”?


15 posted on 01/16/2013 11:06:19 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Sacajaweau

Interesting that there appears to be nothing in there about:

a) Violent video games

b) Psychotropic drugs in schools (and elsewhere).


16 posted on 01/16/2013 11:06:59 AM PST by Sigurdrifta
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To: tsowellfan
If John Boehner had been on his toes Obama would have been impeached long ago. There’s a list.

I know about the list of other reasons to consider Obama's impeachment.

I am thinking of the recent specific promise by Rep. Steve Stockman, Texas Republican, to file a Bill of Impeachment against Obama if he issues Executive Orders that are blatant violations of the 2nd Ammendment.

It looks as if Obama has decided to take some small steps calculated to not trigger action to impeach.
At least for the time being.


17 posted on 01/16/2013 11:11:36 AM PST by Iron Munro (I Miss America, don't you?)
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To: Nachum
“Provide incentives for schools to hire school resource officers.”

Phony SOBs! When Wayne LaPierre said it, he was a sick extemist. Two weeks later, it's gospel from The One.

18 posted on 01/16/2013 11:12:08 AM PST by Dahoser (Separation of church and state? No, we need separation of media and state.)
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To: Valpal1

12. “Provide law enforcement,first responders,and school officials with proper training for active shooter situations.”

Does this “school officials training” include weapons training for staff and teachers as well as principals?

:)


19 posted on 01/16/2013 11:14:24 AM PST by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: Nachum

Obummer should go to a Gun Shop, try to buy a weapoon - unfortunately he cannot pass the background check.


20 posted on 01/16/2013 11:14:49 AM PST by bunkerhill7 ( Lend a friend a gun)
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To: Dahoser

See my post below yours...

(Good timing :) )


21 posted on 01/16/2013 11:16:59 AM PST by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: Perseverando

22 posted on 01/16/2013 11:19:11 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Sigurdrifta
The killing here in Webster NY of the two fireman was by a man who had killed his 92 year old grandmother about 1989....bashed her head 13 times with a hammer.

He served 17 years and was on parole for 5 more years (till about 2005) and released after the parole board gave the okay.

We need life without parole....period....for ALL murders.....

never mind the degree cr**...and the insanity cr**.

23 posted on 01/16/2013 11:23:36 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Nachum
Every gun buyer will have a background check and then be socially blacklisted.

The media will have no problem publishing the names of every gun owner.

24 posted on 01/16/2013 11:25:14 AM PST by oyez (Hell must be a Gun Free Zone.)
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To: Nachum

Obama asks Congress to pass laws that would:

require background checks on all gun sales;
- NO
restore a ban on “military-style assault weapons”;
- NO
ban gun magazines with capacities of more than 10 rounds;
- NO
toughen penalties on people who sell guns to those who can’t have them
- Like Holder? OK, prosecute him under existing laws, and then I’ll consider what else you want.


25 posted on 01/16/2013 11:37:32 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Sacajaweau
How does a dead girl show up at the memorial for Sandy Hook victims?
26 posted on 01/16/2013 11:39:32 AM PST by jrg
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To: WildHighlander57

Great minds. Too bad it’s on a horrible subject.


27 posted on 01/16/2013 11:40:39 AM PST by Dahoser (Separation of church and state? No, we need separation of media and state.)
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To: Sacajaweau
How does a dead girl show up at the memorial for Sandy Hook victims?
28 posted on 01/16/2013 11:42:05 AM PST by jrg
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To: Nachum
What do you do? What do you tell your doctor?!

Step 1: meet with your lawyer and set up a gun trust (either title 1 or title 2 NFA)

2: put all of your firearms on a schedule A or B within the trust.

3: When doc or any agent of the state ask if you own guns, legally and ethically you can say, "My wife and I do not personally own firearms". ( because the property is a separate trust asset)

29 posted on 01/16/2013 11:45:42 AM PST by DCBryan1 (Look for the UNION label.....then buy something else!)
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To: Nachum
Obama use of children as props reminds one of the old Soviet Union.

Obama's children do go to school where there are armed guards. No public school for his kids. And what about violent video games? What about the violence & sex promoted by Hollywood?

30 posted on 01/16/2013 11:52:23 AM PST by Dante3
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To: Nachum
FTA:

[Updated at 12:17 p.m. ET] Obama says he acknowledges that Americans have certain unalienable rights, but with those rights come responsibilities, and that Americans are "responsible for each other." These rights – including those to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness – were denied to victims of high profile shooting such as those at Virginia Tech last decade and the December 14 shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

Could somebody please point to me where in the Constitution there is a "right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness?" I believe that's in the Declaration of Independence.

Of course, to a usurper, if you've seen one founding document you've sween them all.

31 posted on 01/16/2013 12:10:36 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Nachum

I have no problem with background checks, if they would do background checks on presidential applicants and publish the results prior to elections! This current resident of the White House is stir crazy, threatens others, is harmful to others, and lies about the harm he will do and what he has done. A thorough background check on him would have spared many people’s lives.


32 posted on 01/16/2013 12:50:39 PM PST by roadcat
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To: Dante3
children are effective when used by tyrants!
33 posted on 01/16/2013 12:52:23 PM PST by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: jrg

“How does a dead girl show up at the memorial for Sandy Hook victims?”

Florida Atlantic University professor James Tracy is suggesting that the Sandy Hook massacre was really a hoax.

Tracy, who is allegedly known for his conspiracy theories, writes in his blog that the school tragedy was an orchestrated event created by the Obama Administration as a ruse to implement gun control. Connecticut officials understandably want the professor to be terminated.

Read his compelling story! His blog is here: http://memoryholeblog.com/2013/01/01/sandy-hook-the-illusion-of-tragedy/


34 posted on 01/16/2013 12:57:39 PM PST by 2harddrive
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To: Sacajaweau

We need life without parole....period....for ALL murders..


No, execution and not after 20 yrs of appeals on technicalities.


35 posted on 01/16/2013 1:37:40 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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