The AMA and Gun Control

Author: 
Frank Rogers, MD
Article Type: 
Correspondence
Issue: 
Fall 2001
Volume Number: 
6
Issue Number: 
3

Dear Editor,

Gun control was a subject at everyone of the fifty-three AMA sessions at which I represented California. It was always loudly supported, but I and a few others were able to defeat each resolution and/ or amendments. I remember one time having to move for "informal session" and then bringing on the defeat after resuming regular session. I'm not sure why that doesn't work now.

I have several articles on "gun control" --- in fact, a three ring binder [having bearing on these proceedings].

It is a brief and compelling list. The leadership for pediatrics, psychiatry and internal medicine are among the most adamant.

Frank Rogers, MD
Reno, NV

Correspondence originally published in the Medical Sentinel 2001;6(3);73-74. Copyright©2001 Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS).

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