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Lawyers, guns and doctors: Legal battle coming over gun measure

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A trio of physician groups will sue the state to block HB 155, a law that limits a doctor’s ability to ask patients about gun ownership.

Attorney Bruce Manheim, Jr., told the Florida Tribune that the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the Florida Chapter of the American College of Physicians “intends to move very quickly” because the law has an immediate effective date.

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