Archive | December, 2014

Taming hate speech with science and statistics: HIV/AIDS and homosexuality

December 5, 2014

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By Joseph Lachman Published 12/5/2014 Pastor Steven Anderson, a fringe anti-Obama conservative Christian pastor, called for mass extermination of homosexuals as a way of ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic. As his evidence, he cited scripture. In his video, he stated: “Turn to Leviticus 20:13,” he says in the video, “because I actually discovered the cure for […]

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Blog name change: The Science Writing Blog

December 5, 2014

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I’ve decided to transition my blog into a more general one about scientific issues in the news. There are a plethora of topics in the media nowadays requiring competent science writing, and I do not want to limit myself simply to criticizing ludicrous statements by celebrities and politicians, most of which repeat the same tired […]

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