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    President Barack Obama's new administration ordered all federal agencies and departments on Tuesday to stop any pending Bush regulation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) President Barack Obama's new administration ordered all federal agencies and departments on Tuesday to stop any pending regulations until they can be reviewed by incoming staff, halting last-minute Bush orders in their tracks.
    "This afternoon, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel signed a memorandum sent to all agencies and departments to stop all pending regulations until a legal and policy review can be conducted by the Obama administration," the White House said in a statement issued just hours after Obama took office.
    The review is a tool commonly used by a new administration to delay so-called "midnight regulations" put in place by a former president between the election and Inauguration Day.
    Midnight regulations have been heavily used by recent former presidents, including the Democrat Bill Clinton, Republican George H. W. Bush, and most recently, the Republican George W. Bush.
    Controversial late rules by the outgoing Bush administration include allowing the carrying of concealed weapons in some national parks and prohibiting medical facilities from receiving federal money for discriminating against doctors and nurses who refuse to assist with abortions or dispense contraceptives based on religious grounds.
    Federal law requires a 60-day waiting period before any major regulatory changes become law, so some presidents try to publish new major regulations to ensure they go into effect before the new president's inauguration on January 20.

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    I will be curious how they interpret the CCW law. It will show his plan on which direction he plans on taking gun rights
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    No brainer. They're democrats remember?
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    prohibiting medical facilities from receiving federal money for discriminating against doctors and nurses who refuse to assist with abortions or dispense contraceptives based on religious grounds.
    Good, they shouldn't get a dime if they let personal beliefs interfere with their job description. If they don't like it, then GTFO and find a new job
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    I will be curious how they interpret the CCW law. It will show his plan on which direction he plans on taking gun rights
    I don't think there is any ambiguity regarding Obama's stand on that issue.

    CCW in parks is a dead duck, and the rest is on the horizon.

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    I thought the CCW in parks passed in time and Obama is stuck with it.
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    Parks was an executive order after a court ruling.

    Former President Bush did some of the same when he took office in 2001. Of course, it took awhile to type them up since the kids in the Clinton administration thought it was funny to pull many of the W keys.

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    I just checked - the rulemaking for Parks CCW went into effect on 9 January.

    Too late for Obama to kill that one, he wasn't in office yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    I just checked - the rulemaking for Parks CCW went into effect on 9 January.

    Too late for Obama to kill that one, he wasn't in office yet.
    Give him a chance... and never underestiimate the power of "The One."

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    Quote Originally Posted by countybear View Post
    Give him a chance... and never underestiimate the power of "The One."
    Oh, he may start the process all right, but it takes a while.

    It took two years for the Bush administration, and they knew what they were doing.
    I'm your huckleberry...

    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!

    You can be the weapon, and the gun in your hand is a tool - or the gun is a weapon and you are the tool.


    I was looking for a saint who was a devil of a lover,
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    I wouldn't put anything past the CHOSEN ONE, the Messiah, or his disciples.
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