April 14th, 2017 11:49 EST
Outrage! $200 Million Suicide-Prevention Net Being Built at Golden Gate Bridge
"In May, contractors will begin installing temporary fencing along the Golden Gate Bridge and will being making measurements to manufacture a net to prevent suicide jumpers.
In a commemoration ceremony Thursday, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said the deterrent would provide a `critical second chance, maybe more than that` for those acting on impulsive thoughts.
In 2016 alone, 39 people died jumping off the bridge, considered one of the top suicide magnets in the world. Another 184 came to the bridge intending to harm themselves, but were stopped."
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The Golden Gate bridge is an engineering marvel, an Art Deco artistic masterpiece, a San Francisco landmark, and a critical artery between San Francisco and Marin County.
This suicide prevention net is an aesthetic abomination, a $200 million financial boondoggle, and an affront to God Almighty, and the citizens of the most beautiful city in the world.
My hometown is paradise on Earth, I love the cultural and ethnic diversity, the world-class restaurants, the Victorian houses, cable cars, beaches ...
Good riddance to anyone who jumps off the Golden Gate Bridge, they are oxygen thieves who despise the precious gift of life. It`s unfathomable how anyone can kill himself, let alone in the greatest city in the world.
To desecrate San Francisco`s most beloved and well-known landmark, spending $200 million in the process, to save a few wretched souls is the epitome of the pussification of America.
Instead of spending $200 million marring the artistic beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge, spend a couple of millions to fully staff the suicide prevention hotline.
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