David Taintor writes:
As NPR reports, a Florida bill would bar doctors — in particular pediatricians — from asking their patients if they own guns. Gov. Rick Scott (R) is expected to sign the bill this week, which would make Florida the first state with such a law.Scott’s office would not release a timeline on when the governor plans to sign the bill. But Scott’s press secretary, Lane Wright, told TPM “it’s likely he will support it.”
The bill does allow doctors to ask patients about guns if they feel it’s relevant to the patient’s safety.
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