WHILE NO ONE WAS LOOKING: The Obama Administration Just Took 2A Rights Away From SSI Recipients
Dec 28th, 2016
The Obama administration is in overdrive these days. They’re trying to pack as much of Obama’s agenda into his final weeks as possible.
While no one was looking, they just took gun rights away from people on SSI benefits.
PJ Media reports:
“Obama Administration Yanks Second Amendment Rights from SSI Recipients
Last week, the Obama administration put the finishing touches on a new policy that would deprive recipients of disability insurance and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) of their Second Amendment rights. The administration will now characterize those citizens as “mental defectives,” thereby having their ability to own a firearm subject to the federal Gun Control Act.
Supplemental Security Income helps blind, disabled, and elderly people with little to no income. Previously, it was understood that “mentally defective” referred to one’s mental health. Citizens who have been institutionalized against their will are restricted from owning a firearm. The new definition of “mentally defective” has nothing to do with being mentally ill.