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Bound4heaven

Bill (hr 1) Bailout Bill

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Greetings,

Came accross this, and thought it needed to be posted.

I am particularly concerned about sections 13101 through 13434 of the new bailout bill (HR 1). These sections would set up the infrastructure to computerize the medical records of ALL AMERICANS in a government-coordinated database, including psychiatric records.

It is scary enough that a government bureaucrat is directed by statute to try to influence my doctor's decisions with respect to my medical care.

But of even greater concern to gun owners is the fact that a government-coordinated database will now contain all records of government-provided and private psychiatric treatment.

Last year's "NICS Improvement Act" codified ATF's attempts to make a person a prohibited person on the basis of a government psychiatrist's finding that he is a "danger" -- without a finding by any court. Well, roughly 150,000 battle-scarred veterans have already been unfairly stripped of their gun rights by the government.

Now, this new government-coordinated database threatens the gun rights of people who, as kids, were diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder... seniors with Alzheimer's... police with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder... and many other law-abiding Americans.

God bless,

Bound4Heaven

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Greetings,

I looked at all the other posting areas, and didn't find one that fit this issue. Thanks for responding. God bless.

Bound4Heaven

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Well, being that gun ownership and/or loss of,the civil rights of those

with some mental health (PTSD) disabilities are mentioned in this topic

that's where it's going. PTSD Forum.

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Seriously.....is anyone here really surprised by this???

Upset...yes. Pissed off...yes. Mad as hell...yes.

But given how things are going and will continue to go, I'm not at all shocked. It sucks that the stigma is being furthered yet again.

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