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Twice as many people killed by cell phones than rifles
I notice there is no link to prove the original assertion that more people are killed by cell phones then rifles.
Wonder why that is.
"Of the 5,474 killed because of distracted driving, 995 involved reports of a cell phone as a factor. However, the number of fatalities caused by cell phone use could be much higher. For those who were injured, 24,000 involved reports of cell phone use as a distraction."
guido61 wrote: How many homicides were committed with cellphones last year?
Geez, I never even thought about that. I would guess quite a few. I hear occasionally about a phone used to lure a victim to a specific location to kill them. Heck that might add hundreds, or thousands to the total. Then there are probably indirect uses also when a person checks their sig. others call history or text messages and suspects infidelity and kills because of that.
Hmmm, you make a good point. I had initially thought they should just be disabled while in motion. (obviously no one would argue against that!) Maybe you are right and they should be banned completely.
Cool! Then if cellphones are such deadly arms, then I don't see why any pro 2nd amendment fans wouldn't be fine with banning guns and just using the more-effective cellphones for self-defense! A win-win!
guido61 wrote: Cool! Then if cellphones are such deadly arms, then I don't see why any pro 2nd amendment fans wouldn't be fine with banning guns and just using the more-effective cellphones for self-defense! A win-win!
Well, we need to start with the cell phones, and then move to repeal the 2nd. amendment.
No need to do anything about the 2nd amendment. Since you believe cellphones are more effective and efficient arms than guns, that should be all you need for protection! I'm so glad you started this thread! The logic behind it is astounding! You've done it once again! Bravo!