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British Weights and Measures Association (BWMA)
- Group which lobbies and promotes English/imperial weights and measures, and opposes compulsory conversion to the metric system. Includes news, position papers about the history of metrication and its impact on consumers and merchants, discussion forum, and related links.
- An assortment of articles asserting the superiority of British weights and measures to the French decimal system, including nineteenth century sources.
- Defense fund for Steve Thoburn and Neil Herron, who were prosecuted under British law for using imperial measurements. Provides background, related cases, and links.
Salish Indians Against the Metric System (SIAMS)
- Criticizes Canada's imposition of metric measurements on its aboriginal peoples.
UK Metric Association
- Group campaigning for a single system of measurement. Advocacy resources and practical help.
Presidential campaign could use some anti-metric mania
- Column by neoconservative columnist Jonah Goldberg on Tesco's decision to restore imperial weights and measures, and on metrication as an ideological tool of the EU and WTO. (August 01, 2000)
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