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Florida Chapter - Meet Our Governor-elect Designee, Jason M. Goldman, MD, FACP

Florida Chapter Wins Permanent Injunction Against Physician Gag Law

After over a year of litigation, the Florida Chapter and its allies won a permanent injunction prohibiting the State of Florida from enforcing the 2011 law that forbade physicians from discussing a patientís gun ownership. In finding the law unconstitutional, the U.S. District Court relied heavily on the Chapterís argument that any such law was an unconstitutional abridgement of a physicianís First Amendment right to free speech.

Read the full announcement (July 19, 2012)[PDF]

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2014 Tallahassee Legislative Session Final Report
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