Patient privacy showdown in Florida

| August 4, 2013

Patient privacy showdown in Florida

Physicians have no business interrogating patients about their gunsIn the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict, President Obama and other anti gun advocates have called for changing Florida’s pro Second Amendment laws. Their chances of getting the “stand your ground” statute overturned are slim, but the anti gun groups are making significant progress in the Sunshine State in allowing activist doctors to push their agenda to disarm families.A federal appeals court heard oral arguments on July 18 in the case that has become known as “Docs vs. Glocks.” The issue before the court is whether a patient’s right to privacy and protection from doctors who ask inappropriate political questions about what firearms are in the family home trumps the health care providers’ rights to ask and to keep records of whatever they want.

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