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  1. #11
    My wife is a physician - she dropped her AMA membership years ago - the AMA is highly political (leftist) and didn't reflect her priorities. This is just another example.
    "The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once." Albert Einstein.

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  3. I have worked with numerous physicians that regularly carry handguns. Whether or not they carry at work........we'll let the bad guys find out if they want.
    No freeman shall ever be debarred the use of arms.
    ---Thomas Jefferson: Draft Virginia Constitution, 1776.

    They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
    ---Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrLewall View Post
    I tend not to play well with others so I make it a rule not to attend or join any group that requires dues..AARP is one of them!
    I take it all except for the NRA? ;)

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    I work w/ a group of docs that is split down the middle.

    Actually, .... the one I worked w/ the other nite used to carry until they changed some wording in the laws. So now he doesn't .... for now. I told him the details of my class, and he should be signing up soon.

    As far as physicians go, from what I gather is that just like everyone else, depending on thier life's course, is what determines thier stance on guns.

    Some have valid points and reasons - inner city jobs dealing w/ lots of children w/ gsw's. I don't deny that, but still, if everyone was taught safety at a young age we would not be in this predicament as deep.

  6. Quote Originally Posted by 2075RAMI4ME View Post
    I'm a physician and personally, I think the AMA is worthless. I let my membership expire last year after realizing that I paid several hundred dollars per year and I disagreed with most of their positions. I know several docs that feel the same way, so we are out there.
    Be careful they don't come after you Doc.

  7. #16
    Quote Originally Posted by spc View Post
    I canceled my AARP membership also many years ago when I learned about many of their stances. AARP is perhaps the largest lobby in the country, with many great benifits, but some of their stances just do not work for me.

    spc
    I will never join AARP for that very reason, and if my DR ever askes about my guns, he is gone too.

    Tarzan
    1 Timothy 5:8

    "But if any aprovide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel."

  8. My answer to aarp. http://www.americanseniors.org/ AMA IS like NEA not againest unions just socialist

  9. #18
    As several of us have pointed out all physicians are not in favor of gun control. Here is a link I found on the NRA website that is promising. I just wish more physicians were involved. Maybe we can make it a more known organization.

    http://www.claremont.org/projects/pr...ect_detail.asp
    David

    The only person available to protect you 24 hours a day is you.

  10. I like to wear shirts that support guns to the doctors office. I can change doctors like changing shirts.

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