Skip to comments.Gun Control By Way Of Health Reform
Posted on 10/22/2009 5:56:57 PM PDT by Kaslin
Gun Rights: A decade after Congress forbade the CDC from studying the health consequences of gun ownership, the National Institutes of Health has started funding such research. Will reform pry the guns from our cold, sick hands?
More than a decade ago Congress, seeing it as a backdoor assault on the 2nd Amendment and the right to keep and bear arms, voted to cut funding for firearms research by the Centers for Disease Control. Such research was viewed as one-sided and based on flawed assumptions that all gun use was bad, even that which saved lives and deterred crime.
The National Institutes of Health seemed to have picked up the baton by funding similar studies of gun violence as a public health issue.
"It's almost as if someone's been looking for a way to get this study done ever since the Centers for Disease Control was banned from doing it 10 years ago," said Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, of one of the NIH studies. "But it doesn't make any more sense now than it did then."
In response to inquiries about the studies, NIH spokesman Don Ralbovsky said: "Gun-related violence is a public health problem it diverts considerable health care resources away from other problems and, therefore, is of interest to NIH."
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$5 / round “tax”
Mandated “insurance” at $1 million PER WEAPON
Oh, ya, they are not trying to ban gun, are they.
They = Liberals, Progressives, Democrats, Commies and Fascists and fellow travelers
Next physical I go to, if I am asked the standard question if I own a gun, I will reply in my best effeminate liberal imitation “Why no, guns are icky”. This is of course Minnestoopid.
Here is something the NIH could do that would save lives and not involve Constitutionally protected rights ... Study why people get aids, and the deviant behavior that causes it. It should be easy to change the behavior and save lives. And that would be a good thing.
Well, I would have to ask what percentage of the National Health expenditures is spent on gun related incidents, then after we address every other expenditure that exceeds the gun related incidents...then we can address it. Until then STFU!
When your doctor becomes a Federal Officer you will have committed a felony.
You will only be able to do this until they make lying to your doctor a felony.
Thirly u jethhhht
Crime and early release of criminals is a public health threat.
What ever happened to the novel idea of actually enforcing some laws?
The left wingers are searching.......
They know firearms are a threat to their Maoist utopia they plan for the rest of us. They should indeed be concerned for their health with the crap they are trying to force on us.
Why? It would save lives ... Do real good to society.
read tag line ....
When government run health care is fully implemented, your assigned quack will ask if there are any firearms in your possession.
Answer yes, and you will be required to turn them in for destruction or you get NO health care for your family. If you have a kid, it will be child abuse to refuse and deny the child health care.
If you lie it will be felony perjury and fraud.
Your quack will be rewarded for ratting you out.
They ask that?
“You will only be able to do this until they make lying to your doctor a felony.”
So will the possession of my firearms be a felony. So nothing left to lose right?
This is series, you really didn’t miss the sarcasm, did you?
If the doctor is a federal officer, well... “Doctor, I take the Fifth.”
A lot of people are probably just not going to go to the doctor. A huge medical black market will spring up.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.....
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