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russ1943 Donating Member (405 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-08-10 12:07 AM
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64. OP
Thread titled Leading causes of deaths in the US.....guns near the bottom of the list...
Note , causes of DEATHS in the US and then .GUNS..



OP then posts selected items from Table A. List of 113 selected causes of death, with his first/top entry
#1 Salmonella. At this point the OP demonstrates his lack of common sense.
Does anyone really think Salmonella is the number one cause of death in this country?

Downthread the OP, instead of recognizing his error when questioned, defends his OP with his post #24 saying his OP has listed in order of highest occurrence, causes of death, and links another site as if it will support his statement.
The site linked makes no claim that Salmonella is #1 cause of death, I cant find salmonella anywhere on the linked site. Also nowhere is the word firearm(s) anywhere to be found on his referenced site. In other words, the site referenced to support his OP fails to support any of his claims.
When asked about how we compare on a per capita basis with Canada and Britain, OP changes the subject in his #28 and again #49 from this threads title (that he named, deaths and guns) to a reference to crime; Since the gun ban in Britain, HANDGUN crime has RISEN , from causes of deaths and guns to CRIME? From deaths, to crime!

Also at the site the OP linked;
http://www.gun-control-network.org/GF05.htm
It shows for the most recent year at the site 2008/09, the number of homicides in England/Wales have declined to its lowest of the ten years provided.

All the while the OP is criticizing and insulting those questioning him while making erroneous statements. Saying for example in # 12 You have a better chance of falling down and killing yourself than you do being killed by a firearm.
What kind of supporting statistics do you have that allows you to make that statement?
There are about 70% more people who die from firearms than do from falls.
Check WISQARS.
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