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Anti-Choice ‘Science’: The Big Tobacco of Our Time

The issues might have changed, but the techniques now widely used by conservatives to distort science and, with it, public policy, remain the same.

The issues might have changed, but the techniques now widely used by conservatives to distort science and, with it, public policy, remain the same.

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How Shoddy Evidence Finds Its Way From State Legislatures to the U.S. Supreme Court

Once a legislature accepts bogus facts, a larger problem can arise: Courts will frequently defer to the factual findings of state legislatures, which provides a gaping loophole for junk science to wend its way into judicial decisions all the way up to the Supreme Court.

Once a legislature accepts bogus facts, a larger problem can arise: Courts will frequently defer to the factual findings of state legislatures, which provides a gaping loophole for junk science to wend its way into judicial decisions all the way up to the Supreme Court.

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Anti-Choice “Medical Experts” Play Increasing Role in Abortion Legislation Testimony

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They aren’t always doctors, but they play them in your legislature.

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Journal Considering Retraction of Article Used to Support Federal Court Ruling on South Dakota Law

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“Research” and “findings” on which the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals relied for evidence in considering a law mandating that doctors tell women abortion is linked to higher rates of suicide has been found by a large number of researchers and medical bodies to be “an outright lie.”

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Post-Abortion Syndrome: Anti-Choice “Researchers” Seek to Mislead and Intimidate Women

The “scientists” who pursue the myth of post-abortion syndrome are scientists of the most dangerous kind: those who use faulty, manipulated research as a means to a political end.

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