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6 June 2011

San Francisco Chronicle / AP

TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence is suing to overturn Florida's new law that bans doctors from asking patients about gun ownership. The center filed the suit Tuesday in a Miami federal court on behalf of three doctors and three physicians groups. They claim the law violates doctors' First Amendment rights to provide patients with information and advice on how to reduce risks from firearms. The law's supporters say it's designed to... (

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