Rep. Scalise: 'Obama Has No Business Interjecting Himself in the Doctor-Patient Relationship' For His Anti-Gun Agenda

January 16, 2013 - 5:01 PM

Republican Study Committee Chairman Steve Scalise (R-La.) today responded to Pres. Obama's gun control press conference comments (emphasis added):

"President Obama should place his personal anti-gun agenda on the side and work with both parties in Congress to address mental health issues and ensure the safety of our children by promoting American values that respect the sanctity of life and encourage strong families," Scalise said.

Obama won't just be taking on Republicans if he tries to infringe on gun rights, Rep. Scalise said:

"Any attempt by President Obama to take away the gun rights of law-abiding Americans will be met with strong bipartisan opposition in Congress."

He said Obama should also stay out of the doctor-patient relationship:

"President Obama has no business interjecting himself in the doctor-patient relationship by pressuring medical professionals to ask their patients what kind of guns they own in their homes. President Obama's latest executive orders give new meaning to the term 'house call.'"

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