It is particularly perverse to see some legislators allow interest groups, such as pro gun and anti-abortion rights lobbies, to dictate their understanding of how best to protect the public’s health. Take, for example, the Florida legislators who passed the Firearms Owners Privacy Act. This Act prohibits physicians from inquiring about patients’ gun use and / [...]
In the case of McDonald v. Chicago, the Supreme Court struck down two restrictive handgun laws in Chicago, Ill. and Oak Park, a nearby suburb. Here are 5 things you need to know about the ruling.