23 Executive Orders limiting our 2nd Amendment
1. Making relevant data available to the federal background check system. All federal agencies will be required to do this.
2. Addressing unnecessary barriers to making information available to the background check system.
3. Improving incentives for cooperation with the previous two orders.
4. The Attorney General will be required to review the categories of people who are currently prohibited from buying guns, so as to make sure they are all up-to-date and accounted for.
5. Allowing law enforcement to run a full background check on any individual before they return a gun that has been legally confiscated.
6. Send out a guidance letter from the ATF to federally licensed dealers on how to run background checks for private sellers.
7. Launching a national campaign promoting safe and responsible gun ownership
8. A review of safety standards for gun locks and safes (falling under the auspices of the Consumer Product Safety Commission).
9. Requite federal law enforcement to trace guns recovered during criminal investigations.
10. A Department of Justice report that analyzes information on lost and stolen guns and making that easily available to law enforcement.
11. Get an ATF director (that position has been empty for seven years!).
12. Providing law enforcement, school officials, first responders with training for situations involving active shooters.
13. Boost enforcement efforts and prosecutions of gun crime.
14. Lifting the moratorium on the Centers For Disease Control research on gun violence and directing them to do so.
15. Directing the Attorney General to create a report on the most effective use of new safety technologies and their availability. Encouraging the private sector to develop new ones.
16. Clarification of the Affordable Care Act provision that deals with doctors asking about the presence of guns in a patient’s home. It is NOT part of the ACA.
17. Clarify that health care providers will not be prohibited from reporting threats of violence to authorities.
18. Incentives for schools to hire resource officers.
19. Develop emergency response plans for schools (including higher learning) and houses of worship.
20. Send out a letter to state health officials explaining the scope of mental health services that Medicaid plans must cover.
21. Finalizing regulations in the ACA involving essential benefits and requirements in the health care exchanges.
22. A commitment to finalizing mental health parity regulations.
23. Launching a national dialogue on mental health issues, led by Secretary Sibelius and Secretary Duncan.