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Should doctors be involved in the concealed-weapons permit process?

April 25, 2013

UNC’s Dr. Adam Goldstein and colleagues discuss in the New England Journal of Medicine medical, ethical, and legal concerns about physician involvement in concealed weapons permits. They argue that standards, protocols and new policies are needed for physicians to adequately assess a patient’s physical or mental competency in concealed-weapons permitting. CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — In … Read more