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[at-l] Dangerous Doctors?
At 08:33 PM 6/20/01 -0500, Jack wrote:
>No offense to Bill but this just made me laugh for a bit. If you are
>offended Bill, I apologize in advance.
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>Number of gun owners in the US: 80,000,000.
>Number of accidental gun deaths per year (all age groups): 1,500.
I just checked the CDC site and their latest figure was : "Overall, 30,708
people died of firearms in 1998". They did state that there had been a 5%
drop from 1997 but I strongly suspect that the drop from 1998 to 2000 was
not nearly as great as the quoted "statistic" suggests.