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Say you were starting to notice it getting harder to shift from “Park” to other gears, and there was also a faint rattling and whirring noise coming from under the hood at intermediate speeds that you don’t recall hearing before. If you wanted to ask a professional for advice, and maybe have your car inspected, who better to take it to than a “progressive” doctor for the first issue, and a “liberal” lawyer for the second? No?
Come on, these guys are professionals. Chances are they’re a lot better educated than you are. I’ll bet they make a lot more money than most of you do, too.
Still “no”? Even the ones with specialist certifications and professional society accolades?
So just because they have expert credentials – even impressive ones – in some areas, that does not make them authorities in all? Even if they act like they are?
That’s what’s going on with eight health organizations, notably the American College of Physicians, joining with the American Bar Association to demand more “gun control” in a “Call to Action” published earlier this week. Assuming you probably won’t have time to read the whole thing – and besides, what could be more fun than wading through technical journals (with the possible exception of driving spikes through your skull)? – the ACP has provided us with a handy overview of what it is they’re plotting.
Among the ways the “professionals” recommend “to reduce firearm-related injuries and death:
If I may:
Imagine that. These experts become fallible and even dead wrong once they deviate from their fields of specialty. That can be a real “Behold a god who bleeds!” realization for some.
So these quacks and sharks are interested in reducing injuries and deaths? They ought to start with the Number One Cause, instead of escalating tensions between those demanding freedom be surrendered to a monopoly of violence and those who, if forced to choose between obedience or resistance, will not go gentle into that good night.
Now that we’ve got that settled, the backup battery to the sump pump in the basement has been setting off an alarm every 24 hours or so, requiring me to push a reset button so it will start charging again. There’s gotta be a politically-motivated physician or attorney somewhere who can help me with that...
David Codrea is a field editor at GUNS Magazine, penning their monthly "Rights Watch" column. He provides regular reporting and commentary at Gun Rights Examiner and blogs at The War on Guns: Notes from the Resistance. David Codrea's Archive page.