Medical Records and Gun Rights
The days of anti-gun doctors asking questions that have nothing to do with the individual health of a patient are coming to an end. Texas is following in the footsteps of Florida, assuming this bill passes:
DALLAS (AP) — Texas lawmakers are considering a bill that would keep a person’s gun ownership status from being listed in their medical records, a move health providers worry would be an unnecessary government intrusion that harms their consultations with patients.
The bill would make Texas at least the second state to enact similar restrictions, following a 2011 Florida law on hold because of legal challenges.
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