Patient Request Form Notification

Doctors should not routinely ask their patients about guns in their homes.

Doctor inquiries of patients are legitimate when they are motivated by real concern about patient safety, as in cases of mental incapacity or reasonable belief that a patient could misuse a firearm to harm himself or others.

Download the DRGO Resource Document “What to Do When Your Doctor Asks About Your Guns” here


If you have been inappropriately asked, counseled or badgered by a healthcare provider about gun ownership, please let us know at: