Newsmax discusses with Sam Kazman the subpoena CEI recieved from an attorney general as part of an intimidation campaign to silence the debate on climate change.
One of those attorneys general filed a subpoena in April to obtain a decade of research and records from a pro-freedom market think tank that questions the findings of global warming advocates.
Last week, the case against the Washington-based Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) took a new direction when Attorney General Claude Walker of the U.S. Virgin Islands suddenly announced he was withdrawing the subpoena action he filed in the District of Columbia.
Noting that the original subpoena against his group that was filed in the Virgin Islands remains, CEI General Counsel Sam Kazman told reporters that Walker and his fellow attorneys general "apparently think they can continue their unconstitutional intimidation campaign against anyone that challenges their view of climate change."
"And part of the agenda of those who hold the opposite view is to use so-called law enforcement to shut down debate on the issue," CEI's Kazman told Newsmax.
Kazman also believes that the goal of the attorneys general and climate change advocates in pursuing legal action is to discourage scientists and leaders in the science community from speaking out by questioning evidence of man made global warming.
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