- 1993 founded Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership (DRGO)
- 1996 Helped de-fund the CDC Gun Control Spending
- 1997 The Dickey Amendment to the appropriations bill
Testified before the House Appropriations Committee
how the CDC had used taxpayer money to lobby for gun control
quotes from P.W. O’Carroll, MD — he was the acting head of the Division of Injury Control at the CDC. He was quoted in JAMA [subscription required] on Feb. 3, 1989, as saying, “We are going to systematically build a case that owning firearms causes deaths. We are doing the most we can do given the political realities.” He later said he’d been misquoted.