[Jokes] Gun Control (fwd)
cmckenna at sucs.org
Sun Jan 23 21:56:25 GMT 2005
They say you can prove anything with statistics.
This was posted on another forum I frequent.
(A) The number of physicians in the U.S. is 700,000.
(B) Accidental deaths caused by physicians per year are 120,000.
(C) Accidental deaths per physician are 0.171.
(Statistics courtesy of U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services)
(A) The number of gun owners in the U.S. is 80,000,000. Yes, that is
(B) The number of accidental gun deaths per year, all age groups, is 1500.
(C) The number of accidental deaths per gun owner is 0.000188.
Statistically, doctors are approximately 9,000 times more dangerous
than gun owners. Remember, "Guns don't kill people, doctors do."
FACT: NOT EVERYONE HAS A GUN, BUT ALMOST EVERYONE HAS AT LEAST ONE DOCTOR.
Please alert all your friends to this alarming threat. We must ban doctors
before this gets completely out of hand!
Out of concern for the public at large, we have withheld the statistics on
lawyers for fear the shock would cause people to panic and seek medical
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