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Docs vs. Glocks

Florida To Pay $1M In Docs Vs. Glocks Legal Fees

Jul 24, 2017

Florida will pay $1.1 million in legal fees to attorneys who challenged a controversial state law that sought to prevent doctors from asking patients about guns, a group representing opponents said Monday.

`Docs Vs. Glocks’ Battle Ends In Doctors’ Favor

Jun 13, 2017

Six years after Florida lawmakers tried to stop doctors from asking patients about guns, health-care providers have emerged victorious in a legal battle as the state did not appeal a federal-court ruling striking down major parts of the 2011 law.

Debate Emerges On Carving Up ‘Docs V. Glocks’ Law

Jul 28, 2016

As a federal appeals court ponders the constitutionality of Florida's "docs v. glocks" law, attorneys this week debated in court documents whether it would be possible to jettison parts of the controversial measure --- and keep others.

As a national debate rages on gun rights and gun control, a federal appeals court is mulling a Florida law that restricts doctors from talking about gun ownership with patients.

‘Docs v. Glocks’ Law Faces Key Court Test

Jun 21, 2016

Five years after Florida lawmakers passed what became known as the "docs v. glocks" law, a full federal appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday in a constitutional dispute that pits physicians against gun-rights advocates.

Opponents Take Aim At 'Docs V. Glocks' Law

Apr 28, 2016

Doctors and physician groups filed an 86-page brief this week asking a federal appeals court to reject a controversial Florida law that would restrict doctors from asking questions and recording information about patients' gun ownership.

State, Gun-Rights Groups Back 'Docs V. Glocks' Law

Mar 30, 2016

Readying for oral arguments in June, attorneys for the state and Second Amendment groups are urging a full federal appeals court to uphold a 2011 Florida law that would restrict doctors from asking questions and recording information about patients' gun ownership.

Battle Rages Over Florida Law Limiting Doctors' Gun Speech

Feb 29, 2016

As a pediatrician, Dr. Judith Schaechter can ask parents of her patients all sorts of questions regarding their safety and well-being: what the child eats, whether there's a backyard pool and whether the child gets enough sleep.

The full 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will take up a challenge to a controversial 2011 Florida law that restricts doctors from asking questions and recording information about patients' gun ownership.

Court Again Upholds 'Docs vs. Glocks' Law

Dec 15, 2015

Rejecting constitutional arguments, a federal appeals court Monday again upheld a controversial Florida law that restricts doctors from asking questions and recording information about patients' gun ownership.