Obama Can Still Attack The Second Amendment Without Congress
By Harold Hutchison
“STROKE OF THE PEN, LAW OF THE LAND”
In 1998, as Bill Clinton found many of his big legislative initiatives blocked by Congress, he turned to executive orders to move a left-wing agenda forward. As one advisor, Paul Begala put it, “Strike of the pen, law of the land.” But could that be used to ban guns today? While Obama has used executive orders to bypass Congress on issues like welfare reform and immigration, there are real limits to the extent he can use those powers.