"Physicians must be able to ask any clinically relevant question in the evaluation and treatment of patients," Fassler said.
"As a child and adolescent psychiatrist, I have an obligation to assess potential safety issues in the home, which often includes
discussion of gun ownership, access, and storage. It's troubling that proposals that would limit my ability to ask such questions
and document the answers are receiving serious consideration—and, in the case of Florida, favorable legislative action.