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This measure is being taken in connection with NY state's program to severely restrict ownership of fireguns by private citizens,
This wholesale violation of doctor-patient confidentiality may backfire, as people with mental ailments will now be afraid to consult psychiatrists, knowing that their discussions and diagnosis could be accessed by public servants.
Untreated mentally ill people may have to carry on with all kinds of activities, including piloting aircraft, looking after small children, and working in nuclear facilities, because seeking psychiatric help would make them vulnerable to losing their jobs.
The ramifications of this decision will be even more profound, as governments could theoretically use this medical information for political advantage or worse.
NATURAL NEWS: This is not a gun rights issue, this is a patient rights issue. If a state government can simply seize all records from all psychiatrists, then it can also use that information to decide whose children to have taken away by CPS.(Children's Protective Services).. or who to deny the right to vote by having them labeled "mentally incompetent."
Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/039960_New_York_patient_records_confiscation.html
Confiscation of legally purchased firearms has already started.
THE BLAZE: Despite promises from the president and a host of other politicians who are pushing for more gun control that nobody is coming for your guns, the confiscation of guns and gun permits has apparently started in some form in New York State.
Read more: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/04/09/a-form-of-gun-confiscation-has-reportedly-begun-in-new-york-state-heres-the-justification-being-used/