Co-written with David Codrea
http://www.guntruths.com/Codrea/david_codrea.htm this very official-type "PHYSICIAN OR EDUCATOR QUALIFICATIONS AND LIABILITY" statement for self-appointed "gun consultants"
is designed to be filled out and signed BEFORE they counsel patients and school
kids about the evils of guns. The form requires them to list such things as firearms training courses they have taken, studies they have conducted and read, and other qualifications before giving advice.
We shouldn't wait until someone offers "professional advice," but walk it into our doctor's office as a proactive strike.
I pubished the first and second articles on here on 2AMPD an across the
Internet. It reached many, apparently through forwarding and I received many
contacts from Doctors and Lawyers about the concept of Risk Management, a very
strong concern in both fields, and an area in which I have considerable
In February this year, I was asked by Helen Faria, referred to me by our very
own Nancy Herrington, (who had sent the article to Helen) of the American
College of Physicians and Surgeons asking me to combine the two part series into
one edited article for publishing in the Medical Sentinel. I did, and they
published it. See Physicians,
Don't Borrow Trouble.
After the AMA president's recent pronouncement (New
AMA president takes on gun lobby), David Codrea wrote me and told me
he had read my article and then explained his idea for the form,
sent me drafts for which I made small suggestions that he incorporated.
After the article was posted to the Internet and into the hands of some key
players in the RKBA who began showing it around, it took off. The problem for
the anti-self defense and anti lawful ownership people is that the article is
grounded in Tort law, Risk management Principles that are irrefutable. The
number of attorneys who have written or called me and discussed the subject at
length has been considerable and I assure you they are laying in wait for the
You can download a copy of the form here:
MS WORD or
PDF formats. Please provide
copies of the form and a copy of the article
Physicians, Don't Borrow Trouble to any interested doctor or lawyer! Let
them see what the AMA politicos are doing!