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10 November 2011

Boston Globe

Florida lawmakers caused a stir among the medical community this summer when they passed a law prohibiting doctors from asking most patients about whether they have a gun at home. Many pediatricians in particular were outraged, saying proper storage of firearms is a critical child safety issue. The National Rifle Association supported the law, saying such questioning invades people's privacy. The law hit a roadblock in September, when a federal judge granted an... (

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