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Physicians vs. Gun Owners


The number of physicians in the U.S. is 700,000.

Accidental deaths caused by Physicians per year are 120,000.

Accidental deaths per physician is 0.171. (Statistics courtesy of U.S. Dept. of Health &Human Services)

Now think about this:

Gun Owners

The number of gun owners in the U.S. is 80,000,000.

The number of accidental gun deaths per year (all age groups) is1,500.

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 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, I have withheld the statistics on lawyers for fear the shock would cause people to panic and seek medical attention.

Physicians vs. Gun Owners


  1. @kidney60 – Thanks for posting!

  2. My Doc asks me about my firearms, but only so he can brag about his latest acquisition… 😉

  3. ;They wouldn’t have to see so much Horror if more law abiding citizens were carrying!

  4. “Remember, ‘Guns don’t kill people, doctors do.'” 😉

  5. physicians vs gun owners? doctors would win, theyre most dangerous to your health

  6. Yea that’s about it. lol

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    Donos de armas são 9mil vezes menos perigosos, estatisticamente

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  10. is thar why we have obsmacare??–doctor control??

  11. If Doctors could cure depressed people that are close to suicide it would eliminate 66% of gun deaths!

  12. Ah, statistics are fun.