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Fla. appeals ruling voiding ‘Docs vs. Glocks’ law

MIAMI — Governor Rick Scott said Monday that Florida will appeal a federal judge’s ruling striking down a Florida law that restricted doctors from talking with patients about gun ownership.

US District Judge Marcia Cooke ruled earlier this month in the case known as ‘‘Docs vs. Glocks.’’ Cooke agreed with physicians who contended the law violates free speech rights.

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