Congress muzzles federal funds used to weaken the Second Amendment

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MILLER: Firing back at gun control – Washington Times.

Congress muzzles federal funds used to weaken the Second Amendment

By Emily Miller – The Washington Times

The Obama administration’s anti-gun agenda, which has been sneaking into the federal bureaucracy in recent years, was blasted by Congress last week. Republicans used the $1 trillion omnibus bill for 2012 to shoot back at the sneaky use of federal funds for gun control.

One sentence in the 2,100-page spending bill stopped taxpayers’ money from being used for sham studies designed to make legal gun ownership seem like a public health hazard. The House GOP included a provision in the Health and Human Services appropriations bill preventing the National Institutes of Health (NIH) from using any of its $30.7 billion funds to “advocate or promote gun control.”

Rep. Denny Rehberg led the charge because, despite Congress‘ holding the line…

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