Originally Posted by rivraton
Couldn't the physician's statement be attacked as religious discrimination (Christian Scientists)
That's overcomplicating it:
Penal Code Sec. 12054(d): "Except as authorized pursuant to subdivisions (a), (b), and (c), no requirement, charge, assessment, fee, or condition that requires the payment of any additional funds by the applicant may be imposed by any licensing authority as a condition of the application for a license."