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More on Battin “No Slippery Slope” Study


I blogged a few days ago about the propaganda piece, er study, proclaiming no slippery slope with regard to assisted suicide. Well, here is the PDF of the report itself. But I note the following, which seems odd for a peer reviewed journal:
Original version received 10 July 2007

Accepted 10 July 2007
Gee, do you think the fix was in?

This minor imbroglio illustrates an unfortunate contemporary truth: Too often today, the published "scientific study" isn't objective and it isn't scientific: It is a tool of political and ideological advocacy.

HT: Kathi Hamlon


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