Guns Are Used Responsibly

[Ed: This piece by DRGO friend Rob Morse comes by way of SCOPE-NY January 10.] All you hear about is “gun violence”, not the well-earned safety record of gun ownership in America.  A few facts: Shooting for fun–The most common use of a firearm is recreation: training, practice, competition, and hunting. The industry trade group […]

Authors and Contributors

— Dr. Sean Brodale is a family practitioner & emergency physician 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 […]

Taking the Cure to Stop Violence

[Editor’s note: The following letter by Gary Gonsalves, MD (assisted by Rob Morse) was originally published August 29, 2016 in CSA Online First,  by the California Society of Anesthesiologists. It is reproduced here by permission.]   Last week’s blog post, “Gun Violence:  When will we make a change?”, made an emotional appeal for legislative and research solutions […]

You might be a hoplophobe …

[Editor’s Note: Dr. Young recently collaborated on this piece on hoplophobia and its effects.  The article was first published as “What Gun-Haters Feel” at the Slow Facts blog by Rob Morse, who also co-hosts The Polite Society Podcast. It is edited for publication here with permission.]  I don’t like horror movies.  There is nothing attractive about […]