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Feds paid $1 billion in Social Security benefits to individuals without a SSN

The Social Security Administration paid $1 billion in benefits to individuals who did not have a Social Security Number (SSN), according to a new audit. The agency’s inspector general found errors in the government’s documentation for representative payees, otherwise known as individuals who receive retirement or disability payments on behalf of another person who is

U.S. House Votes to Revoke Obama’s Social Security Gun Ban

AWR Hawkins, On Thursday the U.S. House passed H.J. Res. 40, a joint resolution to revoke the Social Security gun ban enacted by the Obama administration on December 19. USA Today reports that the vote to revoke the ban was 253-180, and was “largely along party lines. Breitbart News previously reported: The Social Security gun

Obama Administration Finalizes Social Security Gun Ban

AWR Hawkins, Breitbart On Monday the Obama administration finalized a Social Security gun ban that could prevent “tens of thousands” of law-abiding elderly citizens from purchasing guns for self-defense. Breitbart News reported this ban on July 18, 2015, when it was learned that the Obama administration was creating a ban on gun purchases that would

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

It’s Official: Social Security Admin Introduces Gun Ban For Some Beneficiaries

AWR Hawkins, Breitbart   The Social Security Administration (SSA)has released details on the looming gun ban which was first discovered at it was being fashioned behind closed doors in July 2015. Details of the ban seeped out over the next few months then it formerly introduced by President Obama on January 5, 2016. On July

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