Your paper seems obsessed with printing one-sided arguments in favor of banning firearms as a method of protection, although the Second Amendment guarantees that right for all citizens. Here are a few interesting statistics:
• The number of physicians in the United States is 700,000. Accidental deaths caused by physicians per year are 98,000, or 0.142 per physician.
• The number of gun owners is 80 million. The number of accidental gun deaths per year, all age groups, is around 1,500, or .0000188 per gun owner.