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sharesunited Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-04-10 01:20 PM
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45. Then, as luck would have it, shot in the head. Oh well.
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  -Leading causes of deaths in the US.....guns near the bottom of the list... rd_kent  Feb-04-10 11:48 AM   #0 
  - The fact that Accidental Discharge of Firearms is above DROWNING is shocking  Kurt_and_Hunter   Feb-04-10 11:51 AM   #1 
  - Really? In what way?  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 11:53 AM   #2 
  - They should not simply be rare, but obsolete...n/t  joeybee12   Feb-04-10 11:54 AM   #3 
     - Riiigghht....Lets work on those motor vehicle deaths first, they kill more people.  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:11 PM   #8 
     - And those accidental FALLS should get some attention too, gotta stop those falls!  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:18 PM   #14 
     - All you have to do is uninvent guns. N/T  GreenStormCloud   Feb-04-10 01:08 PM   #36 
  - I think this is about how you frame it-  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:03 PM   #5 
  - The fact that FALLING is above firearms is shocking...  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:18 PM   #13 
  - Stairs embolden falling!  proteus_lives   Feb-04-10 11:01 PM   #55 
     - We should  rrneck   Feb-04-10 11:37 PM   #57 
  - That table doesn't list the causes by frequency of occurrence  Euromutt   Feb-04-10 07:39 PM   #53 
  - But how often are you around water you could drown in?  Tim01   Feb-04-10 08:00 PM   #54 
  - And...per do we compare with Canada and Britain??? NOT well. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-04-10 11:57 AM   #4 
  - While it's interesting to  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:09 PM   #7 
  - In some sense, true. But Canadians and Brits watch the same programs, listen to the same music...  Captain Hilts   Feb-04-10 12:16 PM   #11 
     - And have 1/10th the population, and 1/10th the population density  X_Digger   Feb-04-10 12:21 PM   #15 
     - British pop. density is fairly high...  PavePusher   Feb-04-10 07:12 PM   #51 
     - I grant your premise-  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:31 PM   #22 
  - Actually, I want to know  NoNothing   Feb-04-10 12:12 PM   #9 
  - Here is a link. Since the gun ban in Britain, HANDGUN crime has RISEN!  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:41 PM   #28 
  - Firearms shows up three times on that list.  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 12:09 PM   #6 
  - interesting that you make that conclusion, because it just wrong.  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:16 PM   #12 
  - I recognize that they pose a threat in three categories. Making the problem rather urgent!  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 12:25 PM   #17 
     - Only in your head, shares, only in your head.  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:28 PM   #19 
  - I don't think that's particularly relevant,  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:21 PM   #16 
  - Here ya go, have a look for yourself.  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:29 PM   #20 
  - Thanks for the link!  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:38 PM   #26 
  - A versatile implement of death. True? Or just emotional?  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 12:31 PM   #21 
     - Dude, you really make no sense sometimes  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:38 PM   #25 
     - I already possess the knowledge that bullets entering your body are bad for your health.  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 12:41 PM   #27 
        - So is falling down and drowning and driving a car, whats your point?  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:42 PM   #29 
           - Those only parallel the "accidental" category. And they all give you a fighting chance.  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 12:44 PM   #30 
              - As usual, you make no sense.  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:51 PM   #34 
              - People can't commit suicide by drowning or vehicles?  OneTenthofOnePercent   Feb-04-10 01:12 PM   #38 
              - Drowning does not give you a fighting chance.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-04-10 01:12 PM   #39 
              - Perhaps you advocate letting everyone buy body armor.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Feb-04-10 01:14 PM   #41 
                 - Then, as luck would have it, shot in the head. Oh well.  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 01:20 PM   #45 
                    - You wacth too many movies.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Feb-04-10 01:53 PM   #48 
     - Ooooh that's a tricky one.  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:47 PM   #31 
        - The user is everything, and having guns available makes that too deadly a crapshoot to tolerate.  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 12:49 PM   #33 
           - But why is it that you only  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 01:05 PM   #35 
           - Everyone is observing the policy in the UK and Australia.  sharesunited   Feb-04-10 01:14 PM   #43 
              - As usual, you are wrong. Her are some hard facts for you, shares.  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 01:55 PM   #49 
           - You should probably move then.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-04-10 01:13 PM   #40 
  - Murder versus accident versus suicide. Three different deaths, categorically speaking.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Feb-04-10 01:09 PM   #37 
     - "Gun control " is less about guns and more about control. n/t  oneshooter   Feb-04-10 01:37 PM   #47 
        - For hoplophobes, it's all about the guns. n/t  OneTenthofOnePercent   Feb-04-10 01:58 PM   #50 
  - Salmonella? Really? Hmmm. I'll have to be less lax about food prep and storage. I will  GreenPartyVoter   Feb-04-10 12:13 PM   #10 
  - Actually, you're wrong in how this report is presenting. Table C shows the  sinkingfeeling   Feb-04-10 12:25 PM   #18 
  - What? The only numbers in his post are the ranking #'s of the causes. n/t  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:32 PM   #23 
  - The OP lists 113 selected caused of death, the ones with a '#' were the selected 50.  sinkingfeeling   Feb-05-10 03:00 PM   #60 
  - Im not following you.  rd_kent   Feb-04-10 12:36 PM   #24 
     - See above reply. You're mis-reading the report.  sinkingfeeling   Feb-05-10 03:01 PM   #61 
  - I'm going to ask this, purely out of curiosity-  burrfoot   Feb-04-10 12:49 PM   #32 
  - I have noticed that too. All gungeon threads get automatic unrecs...  GreenStormCloud   Feb-04-10 01:14 PM   #42 
     - K&R...I like interesting gun posts so I'll cancel out the un-rec. (n/t)  spin   Feb-04-10 01:19 PM   #44 
  - Extremely misleading, IMO.  denverbill   Feb-04-10 01:28 PM   #46 
  - You think that unintentional injuries are all caused by guns?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-04-10 11:11 PM   #56 
  - Yes, that's precisely what I said. Only using different words and meanings somehow.  denverbill   Feb-05-10 01:54 PM   #58 
     - There is no need to speculate all the information is available.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-05-10 02:46 PM   #59 
  - Very fair question.  AtheistCrusader   Feb-06-10 01:17 AM   #63 
  - You're looking at Table A, which isn't ordered by number of deaths  Euromutt   Feb-04-10 07:34 PM   #52 
  - Not exactly,  russ1943   Feb-05-10 11:48 PM   #62 
     - OP  russ1943   Feb-08-10 12:07 AM   #64 

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