Skip to comments.Obama’s surgeon general nominee Dr. Vivek Murthy is a radical gun grabber
Posted on 02/11/2014 11:29:54 PM PST by neverdem
President Obama is using every executive power in his arsenal to infringe on Second Amendment rights. His latest maneuver is to nominate a rabidly anti-gun doctor to be the next U.S. surgeon general. Dr. Vivek Murthy is facing Senate approval in upcoming weeks.
Dr. Murthy is the 36-year-old president and co-founder of Doctors for America, a group that advocates for Obamacare and gun control laws.
The group calls gun violence a public health crisis. It pushes for Congress to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines and calls for spending tax dollars for more gun-control research.
The organization also lobbies for doctors to be allowed to ask patients, including minors, whether they have legal guns in the home. If the patient admits to having guns, Dr. Murthy wants doctors to counsel them appropriately about safety measures.
Gun rights advocates and many families view this policy as a violation of privacy.
At a hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee last week, Sen. Lamar Alexander asked Dr. Murthy about public comments on firearms, such as a tweet from before the 2012 president election that said, Tired of politicians playing politics w/ guns, putting lives at risk b/c theyre scared of NRA. Guns are a health care issue.
Mr. Alexander, the ranking Republican on the committee, told Dr. Murthy that Americans have a First Amendment right to advocate the Second Amendment or any other amendment. And the Second Amendment is not a special interest group, its part of our Constitution.
The Tennessee senator added that, If your goal is to make guns the bully pulpit of your advocacy in the surgeon generals office, that would concern me. Dr. Murthy sidestepped the questions about his gun-control agenda from committee members throughout the hearing.
However, Mr. Murthys Twitter timeline is chock...
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There’s no shortage of enemies in this administration. Despite that, they have proved to be quite ineffectual thus far. Stopping their grand offensive in such a decisive manner damaged their ability to mount an effective counter attack. We need to continue pressing our own offensives at the state levels now and continue to fix them at the federal level.
Dr. Vivek Murthy..... Another wacko immigrant who despises our Constitution and is oblivious to it.
Come to the range with me and we can discuss yer ideas.
Otherwise keep yer trap shut.
You are unqualified to discuss this and have a very self serving, childish agenda whose only goal is reaching the pinnacle of vileness and self promotion.
Jerks like you just need to be against something.
I don’t see you going to the inner city and talking to them about gun violence.
You only wanna dick with law abiders.
Yer okay with law breakers.
Yuh phony ...
What is a vivek murthy anyway?
Thanks for the link.
“He is a founder and president of Doctors for America, a group of 15,000 physicians and medical students supporting Obama in advocating for policy that would provide Americans with more affordable, accessible healthcare. In 2011, Murthy was appointed by U.S. President Barack Obama to serve on the U.S. Presidential Advisory Council...”
If we had a real representative body in the Senate, there’s no way this jerk would ever get rubber-stamped for this thug administration.
How much practice time would a 36 y.o. get even in Britain?
He is a political creature pushed along on a single issue platform by his mentors.
His twits make him sounds like a commie.
when’s the last time anyone listened to a U.S. surgeon general? Pretty much a useless position in today’s world and anyone who would listen is biased for or against anyway.
Dunno but, his dad practiced in Britain.
He went to Ivy Leagues here and I presume his practice was here.
It sounds though more like he spends his time onpPOpolitical stuff more than being a real and practicing doctor
He’s probably always had an agenda driven mind and this is his ticket to shape policy.
I don’t get why some fascist is born like this and doesn’t understand the history of india.
Ghandi said it would be more expedient if his people had arms to throw the British out but, lacking that he would pursue the end of their rule through peaceful political means and starvation rallies.
He felt without arms what choices where there and he focused on that.
If Ghandi had raised an army 7 years earlier the Brits would have left and they would have been free to pursue life, liberty and happiness like those Americans did more than a century before.
Guy is a typical dweeb who wants to pretend he is a man...of intellect .
He is a mental midget and intellectually bankrupt.
I saw Schindlers list ....once...
“””If he is only 36, then he doesn’t deserve the nomination to US Surgeon General.””””
I have pimples on my butt older than that. This kid has no business being the Surgeon General.
The EXEMPT, hated, treasonous, whoring, US Congress
does not care. THEY, their families and staff, are EXEMPT.
Just like their Moslem controllers.
I conduct gun control research every time I go to the range. Proper grip, good stance, front sight, squeeze.
Perhaps he should use a more appropriate title: Minister of Medical Propaganda
It seems the NAZI party was born in climate similar to today’s, e.g., a nation defeated at war, bankrupted by the politicians and in cultural decline with widespread anti-Christian/Jewish sediments. The NAZI’s pushed back hard against those influences they thought corrupting, as the aforementioned and included homosexuals and others who contributed openly to the National Climate when they seized power. Might it take a NAZI-like party to save the USA?
“Guns are a health care issue.
There certainly are multiple layers of bias against the Judeo-Christian ethic.
36 years old is kind of young to be the Surgeon General of the United States, unless either a) you are unbelievably brilliant, or b) the appointment is politically motivated.
I’ll take (b) on this one.
I have pimples on my butt older than that. This kid has no business being the Surgeon General.”””””
I have clothes older than that.
One vehicle is almost 39 years old & still hauling my horse trailer & contents. The other vehicle is almost 36 years old & still a daily driver.
My saddles have more experience than this nominee.
seems like the old anti-nuke drs. who were pro-ussr.
dr with no patients or a bare minimal practice (for show) at best.
He is not a true dr.
Medicine is an art not a policy.