By Tom Knighton
Healthcare providers are people. They’re entitled to exercise their rights to things like free speech as much as they want, regardless of whether we agree with them or not.
But they’re not free to do so without criticism. We’re not free to do it without criticism either, so it’s only fair.
Yet for some reason, people often think that healthcare providers who speak out about guns and gun control are sacrosanct, that we shouldn’t criticize them because they understand the issue so much better than we do or something.
And, unsurprisingly, the media is touting a group of doctors who are demanding gun control in Maine following Lewiston.
According to the Kennebec Journal, hundreds of healthcare providers from across the State of Maine gathered yesterday in the city where the deadliest mass shooting in the state’s history took place last month…