Public Health Advice—About Gun Control—From a Management Expert

Wasting no time after the election to rev up the mainstream media gun control machinery, CNN features a Wednesday op-ed for more gun control. Once again it comes from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (the CNN omits the apparently embarrassing Bloomberg tag), written by Daniel W. Webster, ScD, MPH. Webster is Professor of Health Policy and Management at the school and has long helped run the anti-gun advocacy research shop there. Note that his expertise lies not in military exp...
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Multiple Medical Organizations Oppose Docs vs. Glocks Law

The American Medical Association (AMA) filed an amicus curiae brief (linked here) in the Wollschlaeger case this week supporting a challenge to Florida’s Firearm Owners’ Privacy Act (Docs vs. Glocks law). We’ve been following this case. DRGO’s position is laid out in the CCJ-DRGO amicus brief filed in late September. The AMA brief continues the same flawed and misleading reasoning the opponents of the Firearm Owners’ Privacy Act have put forth from the beginning. It studiously omits any refer...
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Thoughts following the election

The election is done and the future for gun owners has become clearer. Whatever our political leanings in other matters, we can be certain that the reelection of President Obama means gun owners should be concerned. It’s not all doom and gloom for gun owners. The dominant issue in the presidential and congressional campaigns was the economy. Very few if any candidates dared to challenge the current American consensus that gun ownership is a right. Gun control is still a losing proposition in ...
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Fighting Anti-Gun Bias in the Medical Literature

“Miguel Faria, MD, a neurosurgeon and Emeritus Editor of The Journal of The American Physicians and Surgeons, formerly the Medical Sentinel, and Associate Editor in Chief of Surgical Neurology International and its World Affairs Section, has written a two-part editorial on "America, Guns, and Freedom."  [this is the first of the two parts.] These essays address a very important topic to physicians everywhere, relate to the often distorted media reports advocating the disarming of citizens, and t...
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