Why should even a forensic psychiatrist get a say? One thing we keep hearing, even and especially from "experts", is that it's impossible to tell the patients who will turn violent from those who don't. They don't want the responsibility when it comes with liability, and they can't demonstrate the ability to predict results reliably either. The medical profession should restrict itself to treating wounds, not lobbying for gun control.
But then, it's not the doctors doing the lobbying. It's the professional organizations and the medical journals. Pournelle's iron law applies.
This entry was published Sat Dec 08 07:47:19 CST 2018 by TriggerFinger
and last updated 2018-11-30 08:45:07.0.