TIME Magazine goes full-out Fake News in an apparent attempt to wrestle the title away from CNN. It is a feeble attempt to attack both the Second Amendment and president Donald Trump. It is obvious that they went fo the sound bite instead of journalistic accuracy.
They actually seem to think that the president made it easier for mental patients to get handguns. Want to know what really was signed off by the President? Another Executive Order by President Obama restricting gun rights of Social Security recipients without due process. here are the details.
As Written By Tyler Dahkne for the Daily Wire:
TIME Magazine grossly mischaracterized factual information Monday in an attempt to propagate the Left’s gun control narrative that inevitably follows a mass shooting in the United States. The headline says it all: “President Trump Blamed The Texas Shooting On ‘Mental Health’ But He Made It Easier For Mentally Ill People To Buy Guns”.
And just like that, the Left reads the headline and goes berserk without ever digging deeper into the bill that supposedly “made it easier” for insane people to acquire deadly weapons. Before you fall for the misleading headline, let’s talk facts.
The actual purpose of the bill referred to by TIME was to undo a last-minute Obama regulation approved by the Social Security Administration after Trump was elected. In 2013, following the Sandy Hook school shooting, then-President Obama first suggested the original regulation, which required the automatic reporting to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) of Social Security recipients whose benefit payments are sent to a designated “representative payee” because the recipients are considered incapable of maintaining their own financial affairs. Inclusion in the NICS effectively prohibits a person from purchasing a firearm. This is an obvious restriction of Second Amendment rights, as well as Social Security recipients’ rights to due process, and was a bill reversing the regulation supported by the ACLU.
In its statement supporting repeal of the regulation, the ACLU said it supports lawful firearm regulations, but “[at] the same time, regulation of firearms and individual gun ownership or use……
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