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Surely if you're in need of a doctor at your home you're not going to shoot him when he gets there? Seems a bit crazy to me?
“Guns in the home are a proven deadly risk,” Gross said in a statement. “The government cannot tell us or our doctors that we are prohibited from discussing the deadly risks posed by guns.”
Cooke asserted furthermore that the anti-harassment language of the bill is too vague and “does not provide fair notice as to what range of conduct it prohibits.”
I guess healthcare isn't a right after all.
Originally posted by mikelkhall
My doctor never asks me about guns. He does ask me how I'm doing and I usually say "I'm fine". He then asks me what I need and I then proceed to tell him what I feel is wrong and what medication I need and he writes the scripts.
Originally posted by rival
I have a question (I could research it myself but...) What is the justification for having
Doctors ask a person if they own guns?.... I can't see a correlation. Can he refuse to treat
you because you could kill yourself accidentally or something....I don't get it...?
Originally posted by buster2010
Unless you shot yourself why would a doctor even ask if you own a gun? Has anyone in this forum had a doctor ask if you own a gun?
Originally posted by FissionSurplus
Considering that most doctors are rather worthless money-suckers, who don't listen and are awful at diagnostics, perhaps we should just not visit them for every sniffle, ache and pain.
Having said that, I cannot imagine the local physician's assistant at our local rural clinic asking if I have guns, because everybody has guns out here in Texas. However, if I was asked, I have no qualms about lying. It is none of his business.