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43. Doctors and Guns: Where Is the Lane?

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11/15/2018Michel AccadAnish Koka

Should doctors have something to say about guns? If so, what should they say? A position paper by the American College of Physicians, followed by a blog post and a tweet from the National Rifle Association, have set off a storm of controversy on the issue of medical professionals speaking publicly about guns and gun control.

Our guest today is Pradheep Shanker, a radiologist based in Ohio and a prolific writer and conservative commentator who contributes regularly to a number of major national media outlets, including National Review, The American Spectator, Ricochet, and others. He just published a piece entitled “Guns, Doctors, and Staying in Your Lane.”

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