Friday, June 04, 2010

Researchers Asked to Hide Scientific Debate over Maternal Deaths

People who have nothing to hide, hide nothing:

NEW YORK, June 3, 2010 (C-FAM) - At a meeting on maternal and child health research in Washington last week, United Nations (UN) staff and abortion advocates told scientists they should “harmonize” their findings or discuss them “in a locked room” so that the press could not report maternal death numbers that conflicted with the ones they use to lobby policy makers and major international donors.

Doesn't it then make their information suspect? If people can't examine how they came to their conclusions, doesn't that undermine the scientific process?

Or is politics the only thing that matters?