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Wed., Jan. 16, 2013, 1:33 p.m.

Should Docs Ask Guns Questions?

Rep. John Fleming (R-La.), who was a family physician before coming to Congress in 2009, argued on Wednesday that doctors have no right to ask patients about their status as gun owners, as an executive order from President Obama would encourage them to do. "I came to Congress as a family physician with great concerns about the federal government intruding on the doctor-patient relationship"/Pete Kasperowicz, The Hill. More here.

Question: What would you say if your doctor asked whether or not you had guns in your home?




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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