In Florida, ‘Hammer’ing Docs

Law Shield recommends to our members an article by Marion P. Hammer, past president of the National Rifle Association and currently executive director of Unified Sportsmen of Florida. In an op-ed distributed across the state, she wrote about the recent “Docs vs. Glocks” law:

Physicians interrogating and lecturing parents and children about guns is not about gun safety.

It is a political agenda to ban guns.

Despite the current smokescreen deployed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Medical Association, one need only remember the policy statements and instructions posted on the AAP’s website years before passage of Florida’s “Docs vs. Glocks” law — which was upheld recently by a federal appeals court — and still found there today:

“The most effective way to prevent firearm-related injury to children is to keep guns out of homes and communities. The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly supports gun-control legislation. We believe that handguns, deadly air guns and assault weapons should be banned …”

Click here to read the entire editorial

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