Playing the ‘Gun Violence’ Blame Game

By Dr. LateBloomer Let’s play a little game, just between us physicians, shall we? Are you offended by the implication that you, as a lawful prescriber, are to blame for the opioid epidemic? Are you tired of the government telling you how you should practice medicine–all because of the actions of the criminal and the […]

Doctors and Medical Groups Should Stay In Their Lane

By Arthur Przebinda, MD The NRA’s response to the American College of Physicians trotting out its same old recommendations of infringing on the Second Amendment rights of Americans after the Thousand Oaks mass murder has ignited a social media firestorm. Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership was asked for a comment on the matter by the Wall Street […]

Many Californians Rushing to the Gun Store ‘Never Tell Their Friends They Own a Gun’

Following the Thousand Oaks Borderline Bar shooting last week, the truth about California gun owners is coming out. USA Today interviewed John Von Colln, the owner of the only gun store in Thousand Oaks. He describes a wholly unsurprising trend: Californians are arming themselves. Von Colln’s gun store, VC Defense, has been flooded with visitors ever since the shooting and […]

The Gun I Hated Shooting Most of All

The post the other day on all the guns you regret selling made me think about the guns I’ve sold and the fact that I sold them because I hated them so much. I also thought about all the guns I’ve borrowed that I quickly gave back because I hated shooting them. My first pistol […]

Get Out and GunVote!

Our friends at the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) kicked off their #GunVote campaign a few years ago. And they have a point. Go out and vote. In fact, go out and GunVote. Protect your rights. Can you ID what was cut out of that steel sheet above? For the record, the Q Honey Badger suppressor […]

If Only We Could Get ‘Doctors Without Partisans’ to Look at Gun-Related Deaths in America

By MarkPA The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine conducted a workshop in Washington DC (and on-line) on October 17-18, 2018, titled “Health Systems Interventions to Prevent Firearm Injuries and Death”.  The workshop was sponsored by Kaiser Permanente and the American Hospital Association. This work, by healthcare systems, could be extremely encouraging. They bring to the […]