Skip to comments.Obama administration pushes new public health research agenda on gun control
Posted on 06/27/2013 12:50:06 AM PDT by Red Steel
In the near future, Americans who own or want guns likely will be subject to rafts of new questions from social scientists, medical researchers and law enforcement officials intent to discover just what guns they own, why they own them and what they intend to use them for not to mention where and how they keep them.
They will also likely have more researchers poring over such issues as whether childhood education programs against gun violence actually work; whether there actually is any relationship between violence in the media and in real life; and whether the safety plans that were drawn up by schools, colleges and communities in the wake of highly publicized mass shootings actually are effective.
Those and many other gun-related questions are the thrust of a new social science research agenda that the Obama administration hopes will keep the push for gun control alive for years to come.
The research agenda is intended to produce mammoth amounts of raw data on American gun owners, users and their circumstances, meaning that violence resulting from firearms use will be studied for its causes, approaches to interventions that could prevent it, and strategies to minimize its health burden.
This includes, for example, such things as the potential health risks and benefits (e.g., suicide rates, personal protection) of having a firearm in the home under a variety of circumstances (including storage practices) and settings.
The agenda, which aims to sidestep Second Amendment political and constitutional issues of gun ownership through its public health focus, was released earlier this month in a 124-page report titled, Priorities for Research to Reduce the Threat of Firearms Related Violence. It was sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) with financial support from private foundations.
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Ah use OBAMACARE to take away people’s guns.
They are in a rush to get these agendas done before Obama leaves office. Hail Mary.
And it will be the same kind of “research” the CDC did when the Toon was president. Pure Bovine Scat. You will be able to spread it in the garden.
When the levee breaks, I hope it’s clean.
there is actually a lot of stuff on the CDC websites about violence of all sorts.
Obama is just pretending he is the first one to notice violence was a public health problem, but any doc who worked in the emergency rooms of the US inner cities know this has been a problem for at least 50 years. I saw my first murder the second day I was an intern...42 years ago...
How do they propose to do this “research”? Voluntary questionnaire or mandatory thing from Census Bureau?
Does anyone know if former Surgeon General Jocelyn Elders has developed the safer bullet yet? It would sure solve a lot of problems.
Yet another attempt by the tyrannical Obama administration to collect information and data on citizens, masked as a public health issue, so they can control the population if and when they get ready to. This information will be used for nefarious ends. We’ve seen too much of Obama’s true nature and agenda to think otherwise.
Registration? That was unexpected.
When asked, lie!
Are they going to come to your house?
Post of the month.
Obama can use the same scientists the govt paid to write the global warming, now climate change, scheme. They are well seasoned and are less likely to get caught in their lies this time.
Cain-Abel?? Violence is a human problem. But this focus will simply be another attempt to find SOME successful propaganda tool to degrade/deny gun ownership.
Are they going to come to your house?
You think they WON'T????
My answer will be the same to every one of their questions.
"Kiss my ass!"
It's an American thing.
I fail to see how this is any of their business.
What the ‘H’ they lie about everything, AND turn around, and call the truth lies.
The availability of ammo is never going to improve. It seem each week there is a new assault on the 2a and people just keep hoarding in fear that they will lose their rights.
This is how they won on gay marriage, w lots of government studies showing that junior is raised best by two mommies.
Don’t worry, the ObamaCARE brain biopsy requirement
will waived for al Qaeda and upper level DNC members.
[How is America different from the USSR?
The slaves in America are sheep. ]
No, I don't think my doctor, asking if I have guns during a physical exam, will visit my house for a search.
Now, if it's some gov't jackboot...well, the end is nigh anyway.
They are taking baby steps. But make no mistake, the end is to confiscate every last gun.
However the good news is that lying is the new virtue in this country as we witness that on a daily basis from our very own government officials.
IRS and NSA data?
I will refuse to answer any questions about guns. Screw them. My doctor wouldnt ask anyway so not really an issue for me personally.
Yep. Which is possibly the real reason that they're mad at Snowden. He shed a little light on their scheme and they don't like that at all. Make no mistake about it - if he had talked to the media in the US, he'd be in solitary confinement or dead by now.
I intend to use them on a tyrannical government and to protect my family. Any more questions?
Doctors/Medical and Social Services...and maybe the IRS/NSA.
They are not going to study the good guys who lock up their guns, they will study the Obamaphone people as they apply for their benefits/food stamps/medical etc.
That is where the “stats” will come from and the new “rules” will be based on that info, not on the responsible gun owner.
But, I can see the IRS holding up your tax processing if you are a gun owner-unless you fill out the gun questionnaire.
This is the same methodology used by Hilter. We do not learn from history. It will be repeated. Hell, I’m watching it happen right now.
Obama arms narco-terrorists in Mexico and Islamonazis in Syria. He isn’t out to stop gun violence. His goal is to deny Americans their second amendment rights. Nothing else.
Reminds me of what Bill Cosby said about them:
“Now you got two people on the entire earth, Cain and Abel, and everything is mystical and beautiful. Now Cain could have gone to Hawaii, but no, he kills Abel.”
Liberals fight the “long war”.
This is how they started the destruction of our institutions back in the 60’s.
Now it will start by further brain washing youth and society in general to where it is unacceptable to own a gun and there is something wrong with you if you do.
Liberals are insidious.
And they will be met with a very firm: “None of your damned business!”
If it happens again, I will say no outright.
I think they believe there is a good chance they will lose the Senate, too, next November.
Try Gunbot. I've recently found some good, reasonably-priced ammo using that tool. Buy it cheap, stack it deep.
>>Ah use OBAMACARE to take away peoples guns.<<
Yep and get ready, they will attempt to use the EPA and the Insurance industry to regulate as well.
I keep a howitzer in the back yard aimed at the I.R.S. building.
Any other stupid questions?
and the answer should ALWAYS be NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS
As always, the GOP-e will do everything in its power to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory...
Its also obvious that Obamao and his brown shirts have realized that the government has trained a whole lot of military personnel who love America to expertly handle and enjoy firearms -— who are coming home in big numbers. Since these people are a high threat to his tyrannical plans, don’t doubt for a minute that he won’t have them diagnosed with PTSD and require medications and therapy. Hence no gun ownership will be allowed for all these very capable patriots, i.e. our self defense against tyranny.
Yes they will.
If you buy ammo, travel to a gun store or show, get a Cabelas catalog, the NSA will flag you and cross reference your data.
Painfully true. The old guard Republicans don’t want to win, they just want to get invited to all the dinner parties.
Wrong. The availability of guns has already dramatically improved. Retail stores and gun show tables are full of AR-15's and M4's at less than $1,000 apiece. Less than half of the asking prices of just a few months ago.
All types of centerfire ammo is also now available, albeit still at somewhat elevated prices as compared to a year ago.
Rimfire ammo is another story. Fearful folks have striped the shelves clean and wait in line to buy much more than they will ever use. It is very difficult to reason with such kooks, survivalists and wannabe revolutionaries. But in time they will hoard enough or run out of money and things will return to a new normal.
And don't blame the manufacturers. They have never produced more ammunition and are totally maxed out. Their analyst's advice against massive investment to satisfy a short term panic. There is also a long lead time to acquire and install new equipment in yet to be built production facilities.
We have met the enemy. It is those who have purchased unneeded and/or excessive stores of ammunition.
Lying to the government is a form a Patriotism if the government is out to deprive you of fundamental rights.
lie. Defy. Do not comply.
There is anecdotal evidence all over social media, about how health providers are even now making gun inquiries during routine medical visits.
Hattend is right: practice Taqiyyah and tell them “No”.