America's First Freedom - April 2014 - 30

F1rst Things F1rst:

THE HUFF
AND PUFF

HUFFINGTON
POST ENDORSES
OBAMA ACOLYTE
FOR SURGEON
GENERAL

AP PHOTO/CHARLES DHARAPAK

R  a gushing article calling for the .. Senate's immediate
confirmation of President Obama's nominee for .. surgeon general, the
Huffington Post website has actively placed the Second Amendment in danger,
resulting in the site's receipt of the April  Bullitzer Prize.
The Huff Post article, headlined simply, "Dr. Vivek
Murthy Should Be Our Next Surgeon General," and
penned by Dr. Georges . Benjamin, executive director
of the American Public Health Association, sings the
praises of -year-old Murthy, a Harvard-educated
doctor who is founder of a group that
advocates for Obamacare and against the
right to keep and bear arms.
The article identifies three important
duties that the nation's "top doc" must
successfully undertake: "Lead the ... .. Public Health
Dr. Vivek Murthy
Service Commissioned Corps; ... chair the National
Prevention Council; and ... effectively communicate the best science around
prevention and health to help improve the health of the American people." The
ability to undertake these three roles, the article implies, and that ability alone is
the only barometer for judging the merits of a Surgeon General candidate; Murthy,
the article pronounces, "is clearly qualified to succeed in all three."
What the article fails to mention is that Obama chose Murthy as his
candidate not due to his public health and prevention expertise, but as
a political maneuver with the express purpose of attacking the Second
Amendment. The article fails to mention Murthy's expressed support for bans
on "assault weapons" and "high-capacity" magazines, increased tax spending on
gun-control research, and the intrusion of doctors into the gun-owning status
of patients.
And by failing to reveal these startling facts about the true political
philosophy of a nominee to the position of Surgeon General, the Huffington
Post has failed its readers. And as a journalistic organization operating in a
democracy, it has failed to call out those in power who would attempt to step
over the freedoms of the people.

AP PHOTO/RAINIER EHRHARDT

S O U T H

C A R O L I N A :

HALEY GOES TO BAT

Gov. Nikki Haley

S C G. N H continues to
show her support for the Second Amendment in
big ways, recently signing into law a measure that
allows Right-to-Carry permit holders to carry their
firearms in restaurants and bars that serve alcohol.
Haley also recently expressed her support for a
proposal that would allow law-abiding citizens to
carry firearms for self-defense without the need
to acquire permits. Such a measure will likely be
considered in the South Carolina legislature later
this session.



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