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More people supporting Simon Singh

July 1, 2009
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More people supporting Simon Singh

Back ‘cures’, a brave scientist and an epic court battle: How Britain’s libel laws are threatening free speech By Sue Reid Last updated at 1:31 AM on 01st July 2009 Comments (0) Add to My Stories With his round, John Lennon-style specs and nerdish good looks, physicist Simon Singh is an unlikely hero. As...

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The McTimoney Chiropractic Association would seem to believe that chiropractic is “bogus”. Posted June 2009

June 26, 2009
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The McTimoney Chiropractic Association would seem to believe that chiropractic is “bogus”. Posted June 2009

This posting had 1,700 views after only two days and over 200  blogs were linked to it on my old blog platform. This e-mail was the shot of adrenaline supporters of the campaign to grant Simon Sing leave of appeal against Justice Eaddys defamation ruling needed as can be seen from the comments to...

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If Simon Singh is not allowed to express his opinions in the UK, chiropractic is finished, in fact it would never have started.

June 15, 2009
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Think tank: Costly libel suits are stifling science Simon Singhs article in the Sunday Times 14/6/09: Last year I published an article in The Guardian about chiropractors who claim to treat childhood conditions such as asthma, colic and ear infection. My views on that treatment clashed with those of the British Chiropractic Association (BCA)...

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The BCA’s decision to sue Simon Singh will be a disaster for the profession

June 4, 2009
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The BCA’s decision to sue Simon Singh will be a disaster for the profession

It would be funny if it was not so tragic for the chiropractic profession, and the BCA leadership will not have the sense to call off their dogs. On the other hand it could turn out that the BCA council knew exactly what they were doing and their action was deliberate so chiropractic sceptics...

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Richard Brown Vice President of British Chiropractic Association argues that the criticism of his profession is wide of the mark

May 30, 2009
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Richard Brown Vice President of British Chiropractic Association argues that the criticism of his profession is wide of the mark

New Scientist INCE the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) decided to sue science writer Simon Singh for libel, scientists and journalists have unleashed a torrent of criticism against chiropractic. Much of this is misinformed and needs to be corrected. Many critics – including Edzard Ernst (New Scientist, 30 May, p 22) – hark back to...

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BCA and GCC member David Byfield would seem to concur with Simon Singh that the BCA were making bogus claims about the efficacy of chiropractic

May 1, 2008
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BCA and GCC member David Byfield would seem to concur with Simon Singh that the BCA were making bogus claims about the efficacy of chiropractic

Many of the statements made by Simon Sing and Edzard Ernst about chiropractic in their book “Trick or treatment” could have been lifted from David Byfields report and testimony in the GCC V Jesper Jensen case in 2002. I have always believed the Jensen case was brought by the GCC in an effort to...

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Sir David Frost interviews Simon Singh

April 25, 2008
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  One of Simon Sings first interview promoting the book he co-authored with Edzard Ernst Trick or Treatment. I dont think anyone would disagree with the position he has taken on homeopathy. However he also believes that chiropractors think they can treat all diseases so the profession should brace themselves and be prepared to...

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