I don't believe teflon is dangerous to the user and even if it were, I'm with the OP. I do a lot of dangerous things because of the cost/benefit calculation.
No one is anywhere near banning teflon, because there is absolutely no evidence that it is dangerous to the user. They would need to ban microwave popcorn to justify banning teflon and I see that happening never. Now, as environmental protections in the production of teflon ramp up it is possible that teflon may become prohibitively expensive, but that is a different issue.