Every year about 6 billion people are decapitated by ceiling fans. Yet,
the government and industries that are supposed to protect us do nothing
about it. These same companies are the ones that ban smoking in bars,
and have removed lead from paint. WTF.... People who eat paint DESERVE
to die, and smokers choose to die. But what about these killer fans?
People can and do accidentally get decapitated daily. Tall people have
more risk than others, but everyone can, and may get their heads removed
at any moment.
Why isn't something being done about this? All it takes is a simple
cage type housing over the fan's blades, to prevent these unnecessary
deaths. I think it's time for everyone who has lost a friend or
relative due to ceiling fan decapitation to file a lawsuit against the
companies that manufacture these killing devices. Either put them out
of business, or FORCE them to make safe fans.
More people die from ceiling fans on a yearly basis, than people die
from guns. Yet all we hear about is banning guns. How about banning
ceiling fans until they can be made safe....
Ban The Fan !!!
> More people die from ceiling fans on a yearly basis, than people die
> from guns.
I just heard an interesting statistic tonight on TV.
It's been about about 4 months since the shooting at Sandy Hook High
School in Newtown, Conneticut took the lives of 20 children and 6
However, during those 4 months, over 3,400 Americans have been killed by
gun violence throughout the rest of the United States! The number I saw
was 3410 as of the evening of April 17th.
Admitedly, most of that is gangstas killing gangstas, but it makes Sandy
Hook School look like a drop in the bucket.
How many have died on our highways or been killed by drunk drivers or
texters? I thought it interesting that the loss of life and injuries
in Boston is probably equal to one of those big highway pileups caused
by fog or icy road conditions. Why is there no call to ban vehicles? o_O
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