Emergency Trauma Care at School Shootings

[Ed: In our third and final presentation to the Gun Rights Policy Conference in Chicago on September 23, Dr. Edeen spoke about the preparations that need to be made for immediate, life-saving trauma intervention.] Today I am going to talk about trauma medicine in schools. Rob Morse suggested this as a topic to explore. Picture […]

Active Shooter Interdiction

[Ed: Dr. Edeen, our Membership Director, is a strong proponent of self-rescue, including shooting back, in medical settings that are so vulnerable to mass casualty attacks. He puts his time and money where his mouth is, and this report is one result.]  I recently traveled to the Firearms Academy of Seattle (FAS) in Onalaska, Washington, […]

MAG-120: Hospital Threat Management

[Ed: Dr. Edeen gave this talk at the MAG-120 course in Live Oak, Florida, December 11, 2017, slightly edited for DRGO.] Hospitals are not the idealized sanctuary of healing that many of us imagine them to be. According to the National Crime Victimization Survey by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (2011), 10% of workplace violence […]

DRGO at the 2017 GRPC: I Abhor Gun-Free Zones!

[Ed: Back from Dallas, we’re posting our presentations this week. You can also watch us in living color at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmyEJ7KJMIs] As many of you know, I abhor gun free zones, in general and in hospitals, in particular. Over the past year we have seen more violence against health care workers both in and out of […]

DRGO Does Dallas!

  A special message from DRGO: DRGO leaders are again attending the annual Gun Rights Policy Conference, this year in Dallas. We will be speaking at 5:00 pm on Saturday September 29. We know of no live feed, but you can view all the presentations and panels beginning Monday at www.libertywatchradio.com/GRPC_. We’ll be posting to […]

Authors and Contributors

— Dr. Sean Brodale is a family practitioner in Iowa. He is pursuing the right to carry in hospitals for eligible medical personnel. At DRGO he is involved in membership and public engagement projects. All DRGO articles by Sean Brodale, DO —Dr. Michael S. Brown is a pragmatic Libertarian environmentalist who has been studying the gun […]