Doctors Can't Stop Clapping Back at The NRA Explaining Exactly Why Gun Violence Is 'In Their Lane,' and Their Stories Are Heartbreaking
On November 7, the National Rifle Association excoriated doctors concerned over the public health issue of gun violence for not consulting gun owners for solutions on how to curb the uniquely American epidemic.
"Someone should tell self-important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane," the NRA tweeted last Wednesday. "Half of the articles in Annals of Internal Medicine are pushing for gun control. Most upsetting, however, the medical community seems to have consulted NO ONE but themselves."
When Doctors Are Unable to Provide Proper Care to Undocumented Immigrants, the Patients Are Not the Only Ones Who Suffer
American medical care is currently in shambles. Compounding the difficulties surrounding our fractured system is the issue of how immigrants receive appropriate healthcare.
Doctors in Quebec Are Refusing Millions in Proposed Salary Increases and It's the Most Canada Thing Ever
Capitalism is synonymous with American culture. It is the very thing that promotes a society dedicated to long work weeks and a competitive workforce.
Imagine that you and your coworkers are offered raises totaling $700 million. You’d celebrate your windfall, correct? Given how much of American society is driven by competitive salaries and profit margins, most Americans would jump at the offer. In Canada, however, the reaction has been the exact opposite. Doctors in Canada are resisting a proposed $700 million increase to their annual salaries.
Co-sleeping, sleep training, breast versus bottle, free-range versus helicopter parenting – these are all hot-button parenting issues. But no parenting issue invokes more division and derision than vaccination.
The difference, pro-vaccinators argue, between the first examples and vaccination is that the decision not to vaccinate impacts more than just one’s immediate family. Unvaccinated children can present a health risk to those too young to be immunized or who are unable to receive vaccines because of allergies or other health issues.