To support his pro-gun, anti-Obama stance, Murray Bass wrote in a recent letter (Feb. 6, “Common sense or nonsense?”), “President Barack Obama has authorized legislation (in the Affordable Care Act) to create a million-person armed nonmilitary organization.”
That is a startling claim. It is strange that I never heard it mentioned in all the coverage of the Affordable Care Act debates on network television news and I did not read about it in AP stories in the newspaper. I am not aware that it was even covered on FOX news.
Therefore, I challenge Mr. Bass to be more specific in his claim. What specific section of the Affordable Care Act allows for the creation of a million-person “armed” nonmilitary organization?