Singh fights on

The sceptical blogosphere is abuzz with delight at the news that Simon Singh, respected science writer, will be going forward with his legal defense against the British Chiropractic Association’s accusation of libel.

For the basic story, see my earlier post or just do a web search for Simon Singh and BCA. Jack of Kent is keeping pretty detailed track of things from the legal perspective.

Also, check out the Sense About Science website. In support of Simon and to help prevent similar travesties in the future, they have begun a campaign to keep libel laws out of science.

They’re calling it “Keep Libel Laws Out of Science”. Nice title – it’s quirky, but catchy. Here’s a graphic that they’re encouraging others on the web to put up:

[link to graphic broken- sorry]

If you have a website or blog, please help promote this appeal. Also, don’t forget to sign the statement. (This is separate from the petition I linked to in my previous post.)

 

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  1. Science, skepticism, and chiropractors « Friendly Humanist Says:

    […] stirred up by their libel suit against Simon Singh (which I have blogged about already, here and here), the British Chiropractic Association has put forth another defense of their actions (and their […]

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