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So You Think You Can Argue? 200 Million Guns in the USA Are Statistically Less Lethal Than an Ice Cube Stuck in Your Windpipe. Proof:

Accidental causes of death in the USA: Firearms are #7, behind suffocation, fires and burns, and drowning.


There are so many interesting ways to die in America, that we felt it was just wrong to limit it to the most frequent causes, which are all boring diseases and infections and stuff. (Except in Alaska, where suicide generally makes it into the top ten.) You want to hear about the terrible calamities, the tragic consequences of an error in judgment or a general lack of coordination. Do we ever disappoint?
10. Machinery
Deaths per year: 350

We can thank the farmers of America for the inclusion of this particular misfortune as a cause of death. Between corn-huskers and wheat-threshers, is it a wonder? The reason it is last on the list is that there just aren't enough people in farming these days. I


Added: Sep-4-2009 Occurred On: Sep-4-2009
By: Beinrich_Bimmler
Tags: Death, statistics, gun control, 2nd amendment
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