Saturday, January 1, 2011

500 (of the 700,000+) doctors in the U.S. agree with a radical anti-abortion claim.

Yes, you read that right: that's less than half of one percent.

I don't think those petition numbers say what the anti-abortion activists who cite them desperately want them to.

Then again, maybe they're just aware of the critical thinking skills of their intended audience.


Malcolm+ said...

It's actually less than one tenth of one percent. Don't overstate their power.

Audrey II said...

I was trying to be generous! I do find it quite amusing the number of people who uncritically point to the petition numbers and say "look at all the doctors who agree!".

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