A Big Win For Science And Rationality

Kaci Hickox is challenging a mandatory Ebola quarantine.
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October 31, 2014 1:44 p.m.

A state judge in Maine just drop-kicked out of his courtroom the arguments from pseudo-scientists like Paul LePage and Chris Christie for quarantining Kaci Hickox, ruling that the nurse should not have restrictions on her movement.

“The court is fully aware of the misconceptions, misinformation, bad science and bad information being spread from shore to shore in our country with respect to Ebola,” he wrote, according to the AP. “The court is fully aware that people are acting out of fear and that this fear is not entirely rational.”

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