In recent years, we’ve seen a lot of right-wing antipathy toward science — as evidenced, for example, by climate-change denialism and opposition to the teaching of evolution in public schools.


And now THIS has emerged at Vice President Joe Biden’s task force on gun violence:


More than a hundred scientists from virtually every major U.S. university told Biden’s task force in a letter that research restrictions pushed by the NRA [National Rifle Association] have stopped the United States from finding solutions to gun violence.


The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has cut gun safety research by 96 percent ...

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In recent years, we’ve seen a lot of right-wing antipathy toward science — as evidenced, for example, by climate-change denialism and opposition to the teaching of evolution in public schools.

And now THIS has emerged at Vice President Joe Biden’s task force on gun violence:

More than a hundred scientists from virtually every major U.S. university told Biden’s task force in a letter that research restrictions pushed by the NRA [National Rifle Association] have stopped the United States from finding solutions to gun violence.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has cut gun safety research by 96 percent ...

Read more