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Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership

Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership (DRGO) is a nationwide network of physicians, health professionals and others who support the safe and lawful use of firearms. The group was conceived in late 1993 by former director Timothy Wheeler, MD, a now retired southern California surgeon.  By then organized medicine groups such as the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics had joined with prominent medical journal editors to mount a culture war against gun owners under the guise of academic research. DRGO was intended to be a response to this loosely coordinated but powerful cultural assault on Second Amendment right

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