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Just the Facts... Doc's v Gun Owners

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by terrylf72, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. terrylf72

    terrylf72 Portland, Oregon, United States Member

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    > A public service announcement
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    > Doctors vs Gun owners
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    > Doctors
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    > (A) The number of physicians in the U.S. is 700,000.
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    > (B) Accidental deaths caused by Physicians per year are 120,000.
    >
    > (C) Accidental deaths per physician is 0.171.
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    > Statistics courtesy of U.S. Dept of
    >
    > Health and Human Services.
    >
    > >>>>
    >
    > Now think about this:
    >
    > Guns
    >
    > (A) The number of gun owners in the U.S. is 80,000,000.
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    > (Yes, that's 80 million)
    >
    >
    > (B) The number of accidental gun deaths per year, all age groups, is
    > 1,500.
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    >
    > (C) The number of accidental deaths per gun owner is .000188.
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    >
    > Statistics courtesy of FBI
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    > >>>
    >
    > So, statistically, doctors are approximately
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    > 9,000 times more dangerous than gun owners.
    >
    >>>>>>
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    > Remember, 'Guns don't kill people, doctors do.'
    >
    > FACT: NOT EVERYONE HAS A GUN, BUT
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    > ALMOST EVERYONE HAS AT LEAST ONE DOCTOR.
    >
    > Please alert your friends
    >
    > to this
    >
    > alarming threat.
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    > We must ban doctors
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    > before this gets completely out of hand!!!!!
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    > Out of concern for the public at large,
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    > I withheld the statistics on
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    > lawyers
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    > for fear the shock would cause people to panic and seek medical
    > attention!
     
  2. tionico

    tionico Thurston County Well-Known Member

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    I withheld the statistics on

    lawyers

    for fear the shock would cause people to panic and seek medical
    attention!


    now THAT bit is funny!!!! I wonder where one could find statistics on how many "slow and torturous deaths" occurred at the hands of lawyers? FEEd me, FEEd me FEEd me.....
     
  3. RallySoob

    RallySoob Salem, OR Active Member

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    nice post. Emails Sent :D