Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Doctor Jesus - Struck Off

Last month (October 09) I reported the Body of Christ International Ministries to the Advertising Standards Authority for their leaflet claiming to cure cancer, arthritis and an enlarged heart through the power of prayer.

The ASA has now contacted me to say that the BCIM have agreed to stop distributing the leaflet and will not make the same claims in any future leaflets.

This is just a tiny blow against the army of religious groups making dangerous, misleading and unscientific claims but it's important to keep chipping away at them, to let them know that they are being watched. They will no doubt try other tactics to lure people in. It's also important to explain to people why they should not trust these claims, however desperate they are.

BCIM - God is watching you and so are we.

1 comment:

  1. Well done. "God is watching you and so are we" - God vs Tessa? No contest!