It's ok here - Obama wants to break those protections but that would take legislation.
2. Address unnecessary legal barriers, particularly relating to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, that may prevent states from making information available to the background-check system.
Here's a nuance for the "I'm a hunter and you are a nutso" crowd. If your doctor thinks you're a nutso - they won't distinguish between the crazed AR owner and your 30-30 or scoped 30-06 Bambi killing sniper rifle. You get turned in.