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Don't Be Shocked When Your Doctor Asks About Guns
The Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | November 19, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 11/20/2013 5:10:09 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

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RUSH: Jesse, somewhere in Texas. I have one minute, but I wanted to get to you. Hi.

CALLER: Hi, Rush. Mega Air Force brat dittos.

RUSH: Thank you.

CALLER: I wanted to call and let you know that I'm working in health care. I'm actually a comptroller for a hospital, but I'd heard rumors this was happening. My wife last week had a family doctor appointment with an OBGYN, and one or two of the mandatory questions she was asked is, "Do you own a gun in your house, and do you keep it loaded in your house?" They would not register her as a patient until she answered that question.

RUSH: Now, you had heard that was coming, but you didn't know it was real until yesterday?

CALLER: Well, 'til last week when my wife had that appointment.

RUSH: Last week.

CALLER: She came home and I was shocked.

RUSH: You were shocked, even though you had heard about it before?

CALLER: I heard rumors, but I was like, "There's no way a health care provider is going to ask that kind of question."

RUSH: Unless they are mandated to by the federal government.

CALLER: Well, and I figure it's part of Obamacare, but just the sheer fact that they asked the question and they wouldn't even let her register as a patient until she answered the question blew my mind.

RUSH: Right. Well, that's the tip of the iceberg of the things that they're gonna know about everybody who signs up.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; aca; doctors; guncontrol; healthcare; nannystate; obamacare; rkba; secondamendment
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1 posted on 11/20/2013 5:10:09 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: 3D-JOY; abner; Abundy; AGreatPer; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; alisasny; ALlRightAllTheTime; ...

PING!


2 posted on 11/20/2013 5:10:38 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (...)
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To: SheLion; Eric Blair 2084; -YYZ-; 31R1O; 383rr; AFreeBird; AGreatPer; Alamo-Girl; Alia; altura; ...

Nanny State PING!


3 posted on 11/20/2013 5:11:04 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (...)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

4 posted on 11/20/2013 5:11:34 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
...And my doctor should not be suprised when I tell her it's none of her G-damn business.

CC

5 posted on 11/20/2013 5:13:11 PM PST by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
My niece is a pediatric nurse and she's told me that it's SOP to ask this question at her hospital...a teaching hospital of a major medical school.
6 posted on 11/20/2013 5:15:26 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
"Do you own a gun in your house....

Of course not - guns are scary and evil.

7 posted on 11/20/2013 5:15:27 PM PST by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

They’ll get their registry, one way or the other.

BTW, “None of your damn business” gets marked down as “yes”.


8 posted on 11/20/2013 5:17:52 PM PST by Haiku Guy (Health Care Haiku: If You Have a Right / To the Labor I Provide / I Must Be Your Slave)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

My doctor has his FFL.


9 posted on 11/20/2013 5:19:10 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (I)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

http://www.2asisters.org/PhysicianAffidavit.pdf

this should level the field and have your primary dr puckering hard


10 posted on 11/20/2013 5:19:22 PM PST by Revelation 911 (if "meat is murder" what is abortion?)
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To: Haiku Guy

And that is why I will never say none of your biz, just a simple NO. My wife knows this as well. According to big brothercare, we have no guns.


11 posted on 11/20/2013 5:20:40 PM PST by eXe (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: Haiku Guy
“None of your damn business”

I'm going with "I don't want to spoil the surpise."

12 posted on 11/20/2013 5:20:55 PM PST by tacticalogic
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To: Celtic Conservative
"...And my doctor should not be suprised when I tell her it's none of her G-damn business."

In which case the doctor will just put down "yes" - guns in the home. The only answer to give is NO. Period.

13 posted on 11/20/2013 5:21:46 PM PST by circlecity
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
They're no guns in my we have Concealed Carry Permits and in fact I'm Carrying Right Now.
14 posted on 11/20/2013 5:25:10 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I was asked that question 5-6 years ago. My PCP, a friend and former customer of my now-closed Family Farm Business for 22yrs and I shoot together, monthly, so he put a ‘NO’ on the answer block.

Just lie and say NO.


15 posted on 11/20/2013 5:26:08 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
I went to a local urgent care facility to see a doctor last year. I had to fill out the typical personal information forms, and there was a questionare that asked if I own a gun, or if guns are kept in the house. There were other non medical questions such as asking if we had a swimming pool at home and other silly questions.

I answered all the questions "N/A" to that and drew a single line from corner to corner on that page. I only answered the other forms that asked about insurance, medical questions, billing etc.

I was glad they didnt demand I answer the questions, but wonder how many people filled out answers to those questions.

16 posted on 11/20/2013 5:26:18 PM PST by GregoTX (Keep Calm and Cruz On)
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To: Alaska Wolf

Thought you got zotted, sorry to see you back.


17 posted on 11/20/2013 5:26:23 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron ("Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism" Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Psalm 73

Nope. No Firearms.

No pens or paper either.

I completely have given up on the Bill of Rights.

Feel better Doc that your income monitored?

How you going to pay off that student loan? Going to owe your soul to the company store?


18 posted on 11/20/2013 5:26:43 PM PST by hadaclueonce (This tag left blank on purpose)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

And remember that, because of HIPAA, your entire medical file, including any information that could be used against you, can now be accessed by a multitude of government authorities, federal, state and local.

This is especially important if you have ever taken any pharmaceutical drug that can be considered psychoactive, including drugs given to children for ADHD (attention deficit), antidepressants (the most widely prescribed pharma), etc. Also importantly, you may not have been prescribed these drugs for *years* or even *decades*, but they may be used as an excuse to confiscate guns.

All told, perhaps 80% or more of Americans could be *disallowed* from purchasing or owning guns because at some point they took a medically prescribed drug.


19 posted on 11/20/2013 5:27:16 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (War on Terror news at rantburg.com)
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To: Las Vegas Ron
NO profanity, NO personal attacks, NO racism or violence in posts.

Does that have any meaning to you?

20 posted on 11/20/2013 5:29:04 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (I)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Resistance people; it’s time for REAL resistance.

BTW, my doctor reloads his own ammo, and we shoot together. His wife is a darn good shot with a 9mm and a 40 caliber.

Don’t know how much longer he is going to last in the medical profession. ObamaCare is already killing his practice & working on bankrupting him.


21 posted on 11/20/2013 5:29:23 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

That question has been asked for 10 years -15 years already here in northern CA. I never answered it honestly because I knew why it was being asked. But I wonder, if I lie about it now, am I breaking any law because I’m lying to the government....it’s rhetorical really cuz I don’t give a s#|t!


22 posted on 11/20/2013 5:29:54 PM PST by uncitizen (Obama said 'period', but he meant 'asterisk'.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Also, be prepared for them to ask, "do you feel safe at home"

You should see the look I give them when they ask this assinine question.

23 posted on 11/20/2013 5:30:34 PM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: Psalm 73

Precisely.

I don’t like guns.

Really, I don’t.

Which has no bearing on whether I think anyone ELSE can own one. I’m just not a fool about them personally.


24 posted on 11/20/2013 5:31:37 PM PST by Black Agnes
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Are 50 yr old BB guns a problem?

Air-soft guns?

Rubber-band finger guns?


25 posted on 11/20/2013 5:31:38 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Alaska Wolf
Does that have any meaning to you?

Yes it does, what part of my post was racism, personal or violence?

26 posted on 11/20/2013 5:32:06 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron ("Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism" Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Las Vegas Ron
personal

This; "Thought you got zotted, sorry to see you back."

27 posted on 11/20/2013 5:36:53 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (I)
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To: Black Agnes
That's why you should register your canoe.

Plausible deniability

28 posted on 11/20/2013 5:37:16 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I hearby swear to you Mr./Mrs. Doctor that I do not own “A” gun. That’s the truth and I’m sticking to it.


29 posted on 11/20/2013 5:37:44 PM PST by gop4lyf (Are we no longer in that awkward time? Or is it still too early?)
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To: Paladin2

I don’t like bodies of water either.


30 posted on 11/20/2013 5:37:51 PM PST by Black Agnes
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To: circlecity
The only answer to give is NO. Period.

And when the MD submits that answer to ObamaCare and it is cross-checked with state licensing data, what will you tell the DCF when they come to take your children away?

31 posted on 11/20/2013 5:38:03 PM PST by montag813 (NO AMNESTY * ENFORCE THE LAW * http://StandWithArizona.com)
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To: Alaska Wolf

Mine, too.


32 posted on 11/20/2013 5:39:17 PM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Just cut to the chase and tell them what they really want to know:

“I can assure you that I am not harboring any Jews in my home.”


33 posted on 11/20/2013 5:39:40 PM PST by paint_your_wagon
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To: eXe

Not only do I not have any guns, I eat arugula daily, never drink alcohol or caffeine, run 10 miles every day, and meditate to bring my blood pressure down.

Yes it is astounding doc!


34 posted on 11/20/2013 5:40:53 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Alaska Wolf

Just ignore idiot jerks.


35 posted on 11/20/2013 5:41:03 PM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

No I don’t own guns, I don’t smoke, I don’t own a pool, I don’t skydive, and I only eat vegetables. Big brother is looking for a reason to raise your rates or deny you care.


36 posted on 11/20/2013 5:43:14 PM PST by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
why should i? we belong to the same gun club...
37 posted on 11/20/2013 5:45:00 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: uncitizen

“if I lie about it now, am I breaking any law because I’m lying to the government”

Same question I have been pondering.

Maybe it makes me a felon?


38 posted on 11/20/2013 5:46:45 PM PST by Scrambler Bob ( Concerning bo -- that refers to the president. If I capitalize it, I mean the dog.)
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To: montag813
"And when the MD submits that answer to ObamaCare and it is cross-checked with state licensing data, what will you tell the DCF when they come to take your children away?"

First off, there is no "state licensing" in my state and second off I will tell them to be very careful because my two adult children are trained martial artists and may prove quite difficult to take away.

39 posted on 11/20/2013 5:47:19 PM PST by circlecity
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To: Celtic Conservative

It’s a bull$h!t question, so give ‘em a BS answer, e.g.,
“What? Guns in the house? Heck no. Not in MY house!”

You’re absolutely right, it’s none of their business, so don’t play into their hands and raise red flags. Lie to ‘em!
IMHO.


40 posted on 11/20/2013 5:47:28 PM PST by Tucker39
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To: Alaska Wolf
My doctor has his FFL.

Yeah. I met mine at the local rifle range. He asked me about guns, yeah, like where could he find any brass for a .257 Roberts?

41 posted on 11/20/2013 5:48:07 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

She should have said my husband always keeps it cocked and loaded...oh did you mean firearms? My apologies to the ladies.


42 posted on 11/20/2013 5:50:01 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Consider it OPSEC - operational security. Lie. They have no need to know and giving them that information can only do you harm. So in spite off sitting there in your 5.11 vest, ESS shades, and NRA hat... When they ask about firearms simply and calmly say, why no, of course not. Do not have any qualms about withholding this information. The people seeking this information are not your friends.


43 posted on 11/20/2013 5:52:03 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: riri

“Also, be prepared for them to ask, “do you feel safe at home”

Today when I visited the endocrinologist I was given a questionnaire to fill out with these types of questions. My favorite: “Do you fear an ex spouse?”


44 posted on 11/20/2013 5:52:17 PM PST by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I had an OBGYN ask me that five years ago. I informed him that it was the best form of rape prevention, especially since I worked downtown.


45 posted on 11/20/2013 5:55:32 PM PST by tbw2
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To: Revelation 911

Ha! I helped one of the SAS’s who was a FReeper clean up the formatting on that a long time ago, perhaps a decade. That’s good stuff.


46 posted on 11/20/2013 5:58:01 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

The POTUS lies so we can too.


47 posted on 11/20/2013 5:59:06 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Scrambler Bob

You’re not under oath when answering the question, unless there is a “I declare all this to be true under penalty of perjury” signature line you’re fine. You can also caveat that line with a comment to the effect that all rights are reserved and that it isn’t binding on any contracts.


48 posted on 11/20/2013 6:00:45 PM PST by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: montag813
what will you tell the DCF when they come to take your children away?

BLAM!

Oh well...it has to start somewhere, doesn't it?
49 posted on 11/20/2013 6:01:46 PM PST by jy8z (When push comes disguised as nudge, I do not budge.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Lie.

Lie about everything that does not have to do with direct current care.


50 posted on 11/20/2013 6:01:58 PM PST by Chickensoup (we didn't love freedom enough... Solzhenitsyn.)
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