“Keep libel laws out of science”

by Walter Olson on June 14, 2009

New U.K. campaign from Sense About Science, building on widespread outrage over the British Chiropractic Association’s lawsuit against Simon Singh (via Bad Astronomy; earlier).

{ 3 comments }

1 Max Kennerly 06.14.09 at 1:05 pm

More like, “replace all of Britian’s libel laws with respect for debate.”

2 Walter Olson 06.14.09 at 2:05 pm

Yes, that too. But getting people to focus on one part of the problem is often a good start.

3 Bob Lipton 06.14.09 at 2:07 pm

Who needs debate when you have the truth? Surely a gun will serve just as well, or a lawsuit.

Bob

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