Gun Groups Urge 11th Circ. To Uphold 'Narrow' Doctor Law

By Suevon Lee (March 25, 2016, 10:57 PM EDT) -- A pair of gun-rights groups urged the Eleventh Circuit Thursday to reverse a lower court's injunction of a Florida law that forbids doctors from keeping patient records on gun ownership, arguing the state's interest in regulating physicians' speech outweighs their First Amendment rights.

Thursday's amicus curiae brief by the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms reflect the first outside party arguments submitted in the pitched battle over the constitutionality of the Firearm Owners Privacy Act since the Eleventh Circuit last month agreed to hear the case en banc after split panels upheld the...

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