Thursday, January 17, 2013

Obama's 23 Executive orders concerning gun safety

WE the people DO have a few questions, Mr. President: 
1. Require federal agencies to make relevant (?) data available to the federal background check system.
2. Remove needless (?) legal barriers that may prevent states from making information available to the background check system.
3. Boost incentives (?) for states to share information with the background check system.
4. Direct the attorney general to review standards of ensuring dangerous (?) individuals are not legally attaining guns.
5. Propose giving law enforcement the ability to run a full (?) background check on an individual before returning a seized gun.
6. Inform federally licensed gun dealers on how to more thoroughly (?) run background checks on private sellers.
7. Launch a national safe and responsible (?) gun ownership campaign.
8. Review safety (?) standards for gun locks and gun safes.
9. Issue 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 a new director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (Todd Jones).
12. Provide law enforcement, first-responders, and school officials with proper (?) training for ‘active shooter’ situations.
13. Maximize gun violence prevention (?) and strongly prosecute gun crime.
14. More federal funding for research on  the causes and prevention (?) of gun violence.
15. Report on gun-safety technologies (?) and challenge the private sector to develop innovative technologies.
16. Clarify that the Affordable Care Act does not prohibit doctors from asking (?) their patients about guns in their homes.
17. Release 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 (?) on mental health.

1 comment:

  1. There are already background checks to buy a gun, why was this check not utilized when the school shooter bought the guns?...because HE didn't buy the gun(s)!! SMH in disbelief at each of the 23...REALLY!?!