Milford, NH -(Ammoland.com)- Sometimes, protecting our Second Amendment rights involves analyzing and then opposing bills that at first glance are not firearms bills.
This is the case with HB 1696, so called “Medicaid Expansion”, if enacted HB 1696 will put your civil right to be armed at risk. Mike Hammond, who is a resident of Dunbarton and Legislative Counsel to Gun Owners of America helped us to prepare the below analysis.
HB 1696, which is expected to be considered by the New Hampshire House of Representatives on Wednesday, February 10, would extend the expansion of ObamaCare-related Medicaid coverage through 2018 or 2020 (depending on whether an amendment to the bill is accepted or not).
In view of the anti-gun “executive actions” announced by Barack Obama on January 5, such an extension could have serious anti-gun ramifications. And that’s why we are asking House members to oppose that legislation — at the very least, until it is amended to deal with its anti-gun aspects.
Since the passage of the NICS Improvement Act of 2007, it has been theoretically possible to use diagnoses under Medicaid …Read the Rest