Skip to comments.Your doctor could put you on no-gun list
Posted on 06/22/2007 11:04:47 AM PDT by Turret Gunner A20
The House of Representatives has fast-tracked new legislation to "improve" the National Instant Criminal Background Check System by allowing doctors to now decide who can own firearms.
(Excerpt) Read more at worldnetdaily.com ...
The gun control idiots will try anything to deny people of their constitutional rights, won't they.
This is why when your doctor hands you that stupid government mandated survey that asks if you have guns in the house, you always answer, “NO!”
I thought the wording had to do with court-decided mental illness, not just the testimony of a doctor...although I will admit there is a fine line that must be watched.
Remember, if the Dims have their way, all of the doctors will soon work for the government.
All part of the new socialist order the dimbulbs want to establish. Doctors should ask their patients about their political affiliation and if they say demonrat, that should be grounds for a no vote of confidence letter.
What about the guy that went through a depression problem back in 1982 because of job loss, should he be banned from owning a gun?
What about the many liberal physicians, are they going to say that none of their patients can have a gun?
You are correct. Nothing in the text says a doctor can “put you on the list”. This was already debunked in an earlier thread. Most people wont read the text and believe whatever WND says(which is usually suspect as a rule).
My doctor knows better.
Make it a "health" issue and your medical insurance would deny you and your family coverage if there were guns in the home.
What choice would you make if faced with this decision? Guns or medical insurance for your spouse and kids.
This is a scary deal.
After the Virginia Tech shootings, many FReepers were asking why the shooters mental issues didn't come up on the background check.
It'll probably be a disqualifying crime to lie on a doctor's questionairre - so just leave it blank. If the doc brings up the question, just ask if he's familiar with the concept of a "boundary violation." Simultaneously asking for the name of his malpractice insurance company would help.
Alternatively, respond by asking the doc how much he/she makes, and what his/her net worth is. When you get the "That's none of your business!" answer, just smile.
That's my answer if anyone asks:)
Catch 22... If you lie and they find out, the doctor will declare you paranoid and therefore unfit to own a gun. OTOH, if you don’t lie , they’ll ask you a series of loaded questions that necessarily results in a similar diagnosis of paranoia: Aha, so you’re afraid somebody might break into your house and rob you? You’re paranoid!
What the devil do doctors have to do with what you have in your home?
A doctor taking such an action in the absense of hard data can expect to be sued out of business. Trial lawyers are standing-by...
My answer when my doctor tried that, was to tell him, "Doc, that is neither your business nor that of the Government. If you speak of it further you're fired."
Always keep the form, destroy it yourself.
We’re lucky. Our doctor is an award winning target shooter. He has his plaques displayed in his office. He’s also a libertarian. He HATES nanny-staters!
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