The Claim That There’s a Ban on ‘Gun Violence’ Research is a Lie

“Research on “gun violence” has not been barred. Using taxpayer dollars to turn out propaganda intended to disarm those same taxpayers has been barred [the Dickey Amendment]. “DRGO demonstrated incontrovertibly to the House Appropriations Committee in 1996 that the CDC was engaging in anti-gun propaganda. That is all they have been barred from doing. As […]

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 […]

Why the Right to Keep and Bear Arms Matters to This MD

Despite what the AMA, many medical specialty groups, and the media would have you believe, not all physicians are opponents of civilian firearm ownership. That’s the whole idea behind Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership a group of ardent gun rights supporters who also happen to be practitioners of the healing arts. Take, for example, this […]

IMI Systems Quote of the Day: Docs and GLOCKs – Enter to Win 1000 Rounds of IMI 9mm Ammo

“[Doctors] should not treat firearms and firearms ownership as a direct causative factor of injury or violence. And doctors should definitely not propagandize or badger their patients over their gun ownership. Unfortunately, and predictably, Dr. Wintemute pivots off (the Las Vegas) tragedy to advance his supply-side gun control agenda. This is not only not constructive […]

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