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Guns and Your Doctor

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by concretefuzzynuts, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. concretefuzzynuts

    concretefuzzynuts Brew Crew

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    I went into my doctors office today, out of respect for him (I don't know his politics) I left my gun in my truck. I felt naked without it, he is a very good doctor and I didn't want to go thru the whole gun thing with him or his staff.

    There could have been an incident in his office or complex and I would have been defenseless and unable to protect myself, him and his office.

    Where does a CC person draw the line? I now feel I should have just carried in his office knowing he is in b-ness to save lives and I could do the same by carrying my weapon.
     
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    My doc is cool... he would ask to see my piece. Then again I have a really great doc.
     

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    I have a day planner set up for carry in a situation like that.
     
  4. WIMPY

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    My current docs are ok with carrying. Local SWAT team uses one of the clinics I use. If I go to a new clinic I'll ask the nurse when she puts me in a room if they are ok with weapons.
     
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    :rofl::tongueout::wow:
     
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    No guns in my doc's office, it's posted.
     
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    I spend a great deal of energy, AVOIDING, having to look at my patients "pieces". :supergrin::wavey:
     
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    Might get a more detailed answer in Carry Issues. JMHO
     
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    You guy's... can't you be sewious!
     
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    Hef Stop Obammunism

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    SC statutes make it a crime for me to carry a firearm in any place where medical services are provided.
     
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    Personally, knowing my doctor, he wouldn't have a problem.
    Unfortunately his office is in the hospital and it is posted.
     
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    I do the same, CFN. My doc is a cool Ruskie but like you, I don't know his comfort level with guns so I don't either. Besides, why the hell would I need a gun at the doctor's office for anyway?
     
  13. el_jewapo

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    My doctor has a lot of stuffed critters in his office (his private office, where his desk is). I doubt he'd mind.
     
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    My aunt is a nurse and she carries to her office. Her reasoning was that there are drugs readily available in a doctors office so you never know who might come in looking to score some freebies, and what they might do to get them.
     
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    You got a point, guys will kill for those Oxys and a doctor's office is wide open.
     
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    My doc is an IDPA and IPSA competitor so my appointments always strectch much longer. :supergrin:
     
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    I would probably just put it in a man purse.
     
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    Me too TxYankee

    Doc is a shooter big time. Lengthy discussions on guns and a refill on BP med :)
     
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    My doc in Reno had shot up targets on the wall. My current Dr. is and Air Force guy so I doubt he would be concerned about a gun. Might wonder why you think you need it in the office though.