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Wednesday, June 22

Science Under Siege By Bushistas

And the ACLU is fed up. Good. So am I. What alarms me most is that our schools must suck so much more than I ever thought, with so many Americans rejecting science. It almost reeks of a conspiracy.

"Academic freedom and scientific inquiry have come under sustained assault since September 11, 2001. Spurred by misguided and often disingenuous security concerns, the Bush Administration has sought to impose growing restrictions on the free flow of scientific information, unreasonable barriers to the use of scientific materials, and increased monitoring of and restrictions on foreign university students." ACLU Website

Read the executive summary here (PDF).
Read the report here (PDF).
Read the press release.

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