The American College of Physicians, the second largest physician group in the U.S., is pushing doctors to question patients about firearm safety, as shown in a new report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The report reminds doctors that the law doesn’t prevent them from asking patients about firearms, and encourages them to inquire more about firearm ownership.

“Yes, You Can: Physicians, Patients, and Firearms” sends a loud and controversial message to doctors, suggesting that they “counsel” patients about firearms just as they do other health related matters, and that “when necessary,” they disclose the information to third parties. READ MORE