Congress does a lot of things for mostly face-saving reasons. This one got a strong negative knee-jerk reaction, so Congress shut it down.
As is his prerogative...
I said nothing of the sort. In fact, that is the entire issue here: I challenge you to show how this in any way affects our right to privacy, and beyond that, define what a "right to privacy" even is (it isn't specified in the Bill of Rights).
Make your argument.