Skip to comments.Obama: Doctors Should Ask About Guns in Homes
Posted on 01/16/2013 9:53:02 AM PST by Olog-hai
Youre visiting your doctor because you have flu symptoms. After checking your heart, pulse and other vital signs, your doctor turns to you and asks, By the way, the federal government has authorized me to ask you, What type and how many guns do you have in your home?
Sounds like George Orwells 1984? Wrong. Its 2013. And if President Barack Obama gets his way by executive order, doctors across the country could play a key role in his new gun control initiative.
On Wednesday morning, Obama released a sweeping 23 executive actions and orders he will take to limit gun usage. Already, talk of the executive orders has raised significant controversy. Order 16, for example, may raise serious concerns with privacy advocates. The order, as summarized, simply states federal agencies will clarify that the Affordable Care Act does not prohibit doctors asking their patients about guns in their homes.
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What about doctor-hunter privilege?
Step 1: Force health care providers to ask the question.
Step 2: Force health care providers to deny care if you don’t answer the question.
They can ask all they want. And I can just tell them to baisse my cul.
By the way, the federal government has authorized me to ask you, What type and how many guns do you have in your home?
Well, Doc, God authorized me to tell you it’s none of your damned business and do what you’re being paid to do.
“Step 1: Force health care providers to ask the question.
Step 2: Force health care providers to deny care if you dont answer the question.”
Step 3: Force health care provider to remove their stethoscope from their colon after I shove it there because they refused to treat my PMS.
I hope the doc has dental insurance, ‘cuz he’s gonna need it.
Aw Doc, I ain’t into huntin, and why would you have a gun if yer not into huntin???????
I am assuming this is talking about psychiatrists or other doctors dealing with the mentally ill and not your friendly neighborhood family doctor giving you a checkup and a flu shot.
Well, I’ve been lying to my doctor about not smoking for the last thirty years, I guess lying about guns isn’t going to do any harm...
Ok, we all know what we would say.
The question is how do you guide your wife and children to respond to invasive questions?
Easy for the Doc to trick the kids!
“Does your Dad hunt?”
It has been asked at our local hospital for at least two years, it’s on the multiple sheets of questions you have to fill out when you go in. Maybe this means they are going to be required to ask it verbally?
My canoe capsized yesterday and everything aboard was lost, including any fireams I might have had. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it.
And daymn but that water was cold.
No doc, there aren’t any guns in my home. It’s that easy.
“What about doctor-hunter privilege?”
That’s just about as bogus as doctor-patient privilege. There is no doctor-patient privilege. HIPPA is also bogus. Just like they say on TV crime shows, “stay out of the system”.
“By the way, the federal government has authorized me to ask you, What type and how many guns do you have in your home?
No, doc, the Constitution does not authorize you to ask, and until and unless it forces me to, I’m not answering.
I didn’t answer the last two censuses. What makes anyone think I’ll answer this question?
If any doc asks me anything like this:
1) I will lie to him/her.
2) I will never make another appointment with him/her again.
Don’t give some smart-ass answer, don’t tell him its none of his business, don’t make a big deal about it, just lie. You’ll stay off yet another list that way. No use making it easy for the statists - make the basturds work for it, at least.
"Guns? I don't have any guns in my home doc."
(My wife might have a few, but that's not for me to say)
Now when the doctor asks “What is the primary safety”? then puts goop on it and rams it up my butt I’ll remember.
Simple solution: lie. “Oh, no, Doc. I don’t have any guns. I hate guns. Wouldn’t let ‘em near me. No sirree ...”
Look up oppositional defiant disorder in the DSM IV. That kind of answer will get you reported to the feds as being “mentally ill” and prohibited from gun ownership.
He can ask; I don’t have to answer
That’s right. It is against the law for the docs to ask, or has Zero forgotten what he signed into law? This ought to be fun....
The federal government has authorized me to ask for your papers please.
Every day he takes a right away,you snooze you lose.
Seinfeld re Elaine’s chart....
When the doctor asks,do you have a gun,I ask,do you?What kind how many,how much ammo do you have?
Doc I see you have a crooked nose, you must have been practicing since 2013.
This is my rifle
THIS is my gun....
If the doctor asks, then you just say, "I got your gun right here. Put that in your chart."
They also have veterinarians collecting data under the guise of asking if you use your dog for hunting.
A good doc would say take two asprin and call me in the morning. If you have a good doc, take him out to the range or hunting.
That was a good one, Megan!
Obamacare also makes all medical records, in part, property of the federal government. If your doctor records your answers to his/her questions about what guns types and quanities you keep in your house, that information is also property of the federal government.
My wife and I just agreed we would not be sharing that information with our doctors.
You are absoutely correct, while it my be entertaining to post defiant comments here, in fact just LIE
It goes far beyond that. The doctor will ask your children. The doctor will ask your children if they know if any of their friends have guns. All of that then goes into a massive database that never forgets.
Well, if my doctor won’t accept “none of your f***ing business” as an answer, it will be time to find a new doctor.
At least in my part of the country, Oklahoma, I’m pretty sure most doctors are just utterly THRILLED to be instructed to act as proxies for the State on this matter (sarcasm) at the same time the State tries its best to reduce their income and increase their paperwork and vulnerabilities to lawsuits through Obamacare. Sure, there are probably doctors who worship Obama and the State, but I don’t think this new initiative is going to create new ones from their ranks.
Back when I was still in the work force, I was required to have an annual hearing test. One of the questions I was always asked was if I smoked. I always said no, even though I did indeed smoke, thinking, what the hell does smoking have to do with hearing.
One year she asked me, I said no and she said, "I can see a pack of cigarettes in your shirt pocket". I told her that I was just carrying them for a friend, who didn't want his parents to know that he smoked.
She was not amused.
That is the biggest overstatement in the history of reporting.
In which case he will put you down as "refused to answer" which the Feds will treat as a "yes" answer. Better to just lie and say no.
Step 3: Lie to the sorry bastards. Not a case where the truth is obligatory, useful, nor merited.
Don’t count on that.
First of all, physicians are overwhelmingly conservative and many are gun owners or licensed dealers in arms.
Second, the worthless American glommy people are the ones whose representatives wanted Obamacare, and who voted for Obama, where all this intrusion is coming from.
The American people must have wanted this sort of invasion of privacy because they just went along with socializing all of medicine.
It sure ain't the fault of the physicians.
And even if the American people enjoy sticking it to the medical profession by consigning them forever to socialism, most physicians still have enough integrity to disobey any of these sorts of orders to report on their (treacherous) countrymen. They won't be ratting you out.
“Nope doc, no guns in my house. Now please proceed with the annual bloodstream lead check, because I’m really in to my stained glass hobby.”