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Posted: 6/4/2002 8:05:49 AM EST
Moved this from General Firearms, sorry for the wrong forum post.


A buddy of mine sent this to me. Sorry of it's old and been around a long time, it's the first time I've read it.


Guns and Doctors

Number of gun owners in the U.S. : 80,000,000

Number of accidental gun deaths per year
(all age groups): 1,500

Accidental deaths per gun owner: 0.0000188

Number of physicians in the U.S.: 700,000

Number of accidental deaths caused by physicians
per year (all age groups): 120,000

Accidental deaths per physician: 0.171
(U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services)

Statistically, Doctors are approximately 9,000 times more dangerous than gun owners.

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

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


(As a public health measure, statistics on lawyers were withheld for fear that the shock
could cause people to seek medical aid.)
Link Posted: 6/4/2002 8:08:30 AM EST
[#1]
Oldie but, a goodie.
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