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Six Obama Gun Controls President Trump Can Undo

AWR Hawkins, On January 25 Gun Owners of America (GOA) released a list of Obama-era gun controls which President Trump can undo. The controls range from those that can be stopped via executive action to those that will require broader administrative action and/or Congressional cooperation. Here are six gun controls that GOA listed as prime

Could Social Security Still Survive? New Bill Attempts Reform Without Raising Taxes

Young Voices Advocates, Editor’s note: This column was authored by Michael Shindler. Since January 1937, Americans have dutifully paid into Social Security trusting that its benefits will be there for them when they retire. Yet, that faith now seems unfounded with Social Security hemorrhaging cash. According to the latest report by Social Security’s Trustees, the

The Social Security Disability Insurance Return to Work Act

Sen. Tom Cotton, Rep. French Hill Last month marked the 81st anniversary of the Social Security Act, which established the our current retirement payment system for senior citizens. Today Social Security serves as a major source of income for millions of retired Americans, but its solvency is threatened by the explosive growth of enrollment in

Social Security moves to block the mentally ill from purchasing guns

The Hill – by Tim Devaney The Social Security Administration (SSA) is proposing to report people who receive disability benefits and have a mental health condition to the FBI’s background check system. The proposal, which stems from a memorandum that President Obama issued in 2013, would essentially block some people with severe mental health problems

Obama Caught Smuggling Law Into Social Security That Would Increase Gun Restrictions

Independent Review – by Virginia Kruta Red flags went up last summer when 2nd Amendment advocates learned that the Department of Veterans Affairs was using a loophole in their reporting to deny gun rights to veterans without due process. From the LA Times: “The VA reports names under a category in gun control regulations known

IRS chief: Agency encourages illegal immigrant theft of SSNs to file tax returns

Washington Examiner – by Rudy Takala The IRS is struggling to ensure that illegal immigrants are able to illegally use Social Security numbers for legitimate purposes, the agency’s head told senators on Tuesday, without allowing the numbers to be used for “bad” reasons. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen made the statement in response to a question

Social Security closes offices as baby boomers age

 Even as millions of baby boomers approach retirement, the Social Security Administration has been closing dozens of field offices, forcing more and more seniors to seek help online instead of in person, according to a congressional report being released Wednesday. The agency blames budget constraints. As a result, seniors seeking information and help from the