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Hello all ,
I picked this up out of the local papers editorial section. Hope it offends no one but I got a kick out of it.

Number of Physicians in the US
700,000
Accidental deaths caused by physicians per year
120,000
Accidental deaths per physician
0.171
(us dept. of human services )

Number of gun owners in the US
80,000,000
Number of accdental gun deaths per year (all age groups)
1,500
Accidental gun death per owner
0.0000188

Statistically, doctors are approx. 9000 times more dangerous than gun owners

FACT Not everyone has a gun, but everyone has at least one doctor

Please alert your friends to this alarming threat. We must ban doctors before this gets out of hand.

As a public health measure , the statistics for lawyers have been witheld for fear that the shock could cause people to seek medical aid.

The last paragraph was quoted as read so David please take no offense
Thanks
Gerald

<font size=-1>[ This Message was edited by: Gerald McDonald on 2001-06-22 22:49 ]</font>
 

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So why is that pediatricians are now asking children if their parents own firearms? What is THAT all about :wink:

Gerald, thanks for sharing this :smile:


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"The people will not understand the importance of the 2nd Amendment until
it is too late" -Thomas Jefferson

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I say guns don't kill people electric lawnmowers do!

Number of Americans killed in accidental death incidents involving electric lawnmowers in 1998:

1,893. source Amercian Medical Association
 

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What about iron pills and swimming pools too? :wink:
 

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Gerald, is your local paper on the Internet? If so, I'd like to read the whole editorial. Thanks :smile:
 

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Hello JLM, It is a very small paper (no large paper would have the huevos to put that in print ) of about 12 pages. I could find no web site, and the statement was just sitting there with no comments or author. I will be glad to fax that section of the paper if you shoot me a fax number. If you wish to email the paper
[email protected].
Thanks
Gerald
 
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