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What Would You Say Under Oath?
Surgeon General Asked
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Today the Law Project for Psychiatric Rights (PsychRights) called upon the Surgeon General of the
On August 22nd, the Scientific Panel issued its review, finding that contrary to the APA's assertions, the cited material states that no biological based brain disease has ever been found. The Scientific Panel specifically cited 5 instances in the Surgeon General's Report on Mental Health which made clear no biological basis had ever been proven.
In issuing the call to the Surgeon General, Jim Gottstein of PsychRights said, "It is not inconceivable that the Surgeon General would be subpoenaed to answer these questions under oath. He should be prepared to do so and tell us what he would say." Mr. Gottstein continued, "The answer seems pretty clear, so he ought to just respond. The Freedom Fasters have refused solid foods for almost three weeks now waiting for a response. It is time."
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