All Posts Tagged With "libel"

Homeopaths use Legal Thuggery Against Australian and Portuguese Bloggers

Homeopaths use Legal Thuggery Against Australian and Portuguese Bloggers

09 April 2012 by Dianne Sousa

In their toolbox homeopaths have sugar, water, and oodles of imagination. They tell us they have some science in there too, and they root around in there quite a bit looking for it. Personally, I’ve yet to see a homeopath wield that tool with any competency at all. Oh, and one more thing. They have […]

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Simon Singh Wins

Simon Singh Wins

01 April 2010 by Kim Hebert

Many people who read this blog might be aware that Simon Singh was sued for libel by the British Libel Chiropractic Association for writing an article questioning their practice of promoting chiropractic treatments for ailments that have no supporting evidence (such as colic and asthma). What did Simon say?

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When it comes to libel chill, it’s good to be a Canadian

When it comes to libel chill, it’s good to be a Canadian

18 January 2010 by Scott Gavura

Libel chill is a huge concern for skeptics and, it seems, especially for those that argue for reality-based health care. It is critically important that there be an open and public debate about the science and evidence informing personal decisions about our health, as well as decisions affecting how we direct resources in our health […]

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