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Book Review: America, Guns, and Freedom by Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD. Reviewed by Spencer Reed Irvine

As gun rights and gun control advocates, political surrogates, spokespeople and other groups contemplate the future of the Second Amendment to the Constitution, Dr. Miguel A. Faria, Jr., M.D. has published a book that provides extensive background, history, context, and insight into the politicization of Second Amendment-related research over the last decade. Faria has painstakingly …

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The AMA, Ethics and Gun Control — Part III: AMA, Medical Liability and HMO Lawsuits by Miguel A. Faria, MD

[Ed: This is the conclusion of Dr. Faria’s three-part series, originally published at Newsmax.com on May 21, 2001. Links to Parts I and II will follow.] In the early spring of 1995, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan medical liability bill (tort reform) by a significant margin (247 to 171), despite a strong opposition …

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The AMA, Ethics and Gun Control — Part II: Medical Journalism and Physician Unionization by Miguel A. Faria, MD

[Ed: This is the second part of Dr. Faria’s series, originally published at Newsmax.com on May 15, 2001. The double-standard held by the AMA and its organs about using its position “for political purposes” is remarkable. Links to Parts I and III will follow.] I was struck one particular morning when I heard on the …

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The AMA, Ethics and Gun Control — Part I: Full AMA Coffers to Push for Gun Control by Miguel A. Faria, MD

[Ed:  Dr. Faria originally published this three-part article at Newsmax.com on May 3, 2001.  We felt it well worth reprinting. The story is 15 years old, but the plot is the same in 2016, only more so, with the AMA’s recent decision to increase its gun control advocacy. Links to Parts II and III will …

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An editorial critique of the study, “Firearm Ownership and Violent Crime in the U.S.—An Ecologic Study”

Ecologic studies are notorious for inherent errors of methodology, confounding variables, and magnifying other sample biases intrinsic to fault-prone, population-based epidemiological studies. But in the paper, “Firearm Ownership and Violent Crime in the U.S.—An Ecologic Study,” recently published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine,[1] we find additional problems resulting from the well known proclivity …

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Faria: Rationing irrationally in anticipation of ObamaCare

With President Obama and his Democratic partisans in the Senate at loggerheads with the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, an impasse has arisen of troubling proportions. The House, though, has the constitutional power of the purse, and the funding or defunding of the flawed ObamaCare law, unwanted by the vast majority American people, falls within …

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