Golden Gate Bridge netting not the answer
07/01/2014 8:07 AM
07/03/2014 3:16 AM
Re "Bridge's anti-suicide project isn't worth it" (Opinion, July 1): I am sensitive to others who simply cannot cope with life and some of the issues it can bring forth. However, since when do "No Trespassing," "Keep Out," or any other of these types of warning signs keep people away from endangering themselves or anyone/anything else?
It is absolutely laughable to think the Golden Gate Bridge authorities truly believe people wanting to commit suicide will be stopped by a netting barrier installed under the bridge. If a person truly wants to kill him/herself, it would seem that all he/she has to do is roll to the edge of the netting and keep on going.
Come on people, really? This is not going to stop someone who is truly bent on ending their life.
-- Linda Wallace, Rancho Murieta
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
The Sacramento Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.