Tired of Incessant Political Intimidation, U.S. Scientists Speak Out
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Some 10,000 US researchers have signed a statement protesting about political interference in the scientific process. The statement, which includes the backing of 52 Nobel Laureates, demands a restoration of scientific integrity in government policy.
- straight to the source: BBC News, Jonathan Amos, 14 Dec 2006
"There's been no effort yet other than to intimidate everybody, but to me it's censorship. . . . I think they're afraid of science. Our findings on ecology could be embarrassing to the administration."
- straight to the source: The Washington Post, Juliet Eilperin, 14 Dec 2006
The government closed several Environmental Protection Agency libraries to the public and stripped some of the information they contain from the Internet.
- straight to the source: The Mercury News, Julie Sevrens Lyons, 15 Dec 2006