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What Scientists Should Know About Writing Open Letters

You may be inspired to send an open letter or create a public petition because of efforts to marginalize or suppress science. While the possibility of these activities resulting in legal action against you is small, there are things you can do to avoid putting yourself at risk when you advocate for science.

This information contained in this guide concerns U.S. laws only and does not constitute specific legal advice. If you have legal questions regarding a particular circumstance, please call your lawyer or contact us directly by emailing or using our web form.

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