February 28, 2011

Stopping Privacy Violations & Restoring Concealed Weapons Rights in Florida

Marion Hammer
By NRA Video: Cam Edwards talks to NRA Past President Marion Hammer about Gun Rights in Florida where pediatricians and general practitioners are asking and lecturing people that guns are bad and giving false statistics to people. Promoting a political position that guns should be banned in Florida. Emergency Room personnel are asking people coming into the emergency room if they person owns a gun or if there are guns in a home.

Marion Hammer, executive director of Unified Sportsmen of Florida and a former National Rifle Association president, said she knows some parents are offended because "a number of them" have complained to her organization. The legislative initiative traces its roots to a publicized fracas last year in which an Ocala-area physician told a couple to find another pediatrician after they refused to disclose whether they had a gun. "You have a right to seek medical care without being interrogated about the private property that you own," Hammer said.

The pending bill in the Florida Legislature would also make it illegal to note a patient's gun ownership status on a medical record.

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