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Democrats Lining Up to Oppose Obamas Anti-Gun Nominee For Surgeon General

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Katie Pavlich writes: President Obama’s anti-gun nominee for Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy, could go down in flames on the Senate floor. Murthy, who has a history of calling guns a “healthcare issue,” classifying guns as a “public health threat” and of slamming the National Rifle Association, is being opposed not by just Republicans, but numerous Democrats in an election year.

[See Emily Miller: Obama’s Surgeon General Nominee Dr. Vivek Murthy is a Radical Gun Grabber]

[Don’t miss our Exclusive: Interview with Obama’s Surgeon General Nominee Dr. Vivek Murthy]

Democratic Senate aides estimated on Monday that from eight to 10 Democrats may oppose Murthy’s nomination if the vote were to be held soon, mostly because of his left-leaning views on gun policy, which have attracted opposition from the National Rifle Association.

An aide closely following the nomination described a vote for Murthy as carrying “very little political or policy gain but plenty of downside.”

NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris Cox has warned Murthy will treat gun ownership “as a disease” should he be confirmed to fill the powerful government position he has been nominated for. Murthy has said he will not make guns a “priority” should he make it past Democrat votes….Read the rest…

Kate Pavlich

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4 Comments on “Democrats Lining Up to Oppose Obamas Anti-Gun Nominee For Surgeon General”

  1. upaces88 says:

    HE finally went too far even for them.

  2. […] Pundit from another Planet Katie Pavlich writes: President Obama’s anti-gun nominee for Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek […]

  3. andrewhagle says:

    Reblogged this on Home Grown News Media.


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