In a post this morning, I wrote that Vancouver's plan to ban doorknobs from being implemented in new buildings in favor of lever-style handles was a great idea. Doorknobs are less ergonomic, and an aging population might appreciate the switch.
Many readers on social media disagreed. Fervently.
Here's a sampling of some comments from Facebook and Twitter, organized by some of the most common criticisms:
WHAT ABOUT THE CHILDREN:
Commenters pointed out that it's easier for dogs/cats/children to work a handle than a doorknob:
Door knobs aren't bad. They're the only thing keeping my pets from opening doors on their own!--
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