A Psychiatrist Examines the Anti-Gun Mentality
by Sarah Thompson, M.D.
This is the original article that started the debate on gun rights
as a medical issue. Col. Jeff Cooper coined the term “hoplophobia,”
but it was Dr. Thompson who initially examined it
from a medical point of view.
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