Comment Policy


We encourage you to share your thoughts as they relate to the topic being discussed. We review and post comments according to the policy below.

We want to publish your comments, but we expect comments generally to be courteous. To that end, we have established the following policy.

We reserve the discretion not to post comments that:

  • contain obscene, indecent, or profane language;
  • contain threats or defamatory statements;
  • contain hate speech directed at race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, or disability; or
  • promote or endorse services or products. (Note that non-commercial links that are relevant to the topic or another comment are acceptable.)

Do not submit copyrighted or other proprietary material in any form unless you clearly indicate that you have permission to do so. By posting your comments or other work, you grant BMA and anyone viewing the BMA Web site irrevocable permission to copy, distribute, make derivatives, display or perform the commenter’s work publicly and free-of-charge.

To protect your privacy, please do not include information that identifies you (e.g., an e-mail address or phone number) in the text of your comment.

Thank you for taking the time to read this comment policy. We encourage your participation in our discussion and look forward to an active exchange of ideas.

If you have questions about this comment policy or how we apply it, please contact us.