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Tim01 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-04-10 09:00 PM
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54. But how often are you around water you could drown in?
The shower? Everybody goes to pools that have clear water instead of ponds like they used to,if they actually go to swim at all. I'll bet the extreme majority of people are virtually never in a situation where they COULD drown. Let alone actually drowning when they are in that situation.
Compare that to the fact that I don't think I know anybody who doesn't have a gun in their house. That means every single person I know is near a gun every single day.

That means in my house there have been about 14,600 gun/day opportunities for somebody to get shot. And about 13 water/day opportunities. So people are around guns 1000 times as much as water. So, on a level playing field there should be 1000 times as many accidental gun deaths just because of opportunity.
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