With their decision in Sackett v. EPA, Supreme Court justices willing to ignore evidence in order to strike down regulations have once again substituted their preferences for the intent of Congress and the expertise of a federal agency.
Thirteen organizations have recommended modifications to a new framework that aims to help federal agencies develop strong policies to protect science from inappropriate political interference.
A new survey from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) found that scientists from six federal agencies surveyed in late 2022 saw improvements in scientific integrity over the past two years, but many still report censorship and inadequate staffing.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has released a framework for agencies to use in revising or developing their policies to protect scientific integrity.
Researchers find that the Colorado Family Planning Initiative was associated with higher rates of college completion. But what will happen in today’s landscape?
A new set of 57 recommendations on COVID-19 from a multidisciplinary, multinational group of experts should serve as a guide for the US response. In several areas, though, our government is not doing what’s recommended.
New CDC guidance fails to acknowledge the most recent science and recommends an inequitable, indivudal-focused approach to COVID-19.
Five weeks after the Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization stripped much of the population of reproductive autonomy, several states have banned abortion. Requests for abortion pills by mail and travel to other states is up, as are awful circumstances for doctors and patients when pregnancies go wrong.
The Supreme Court issued its decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization and declared that there is no constitutional right to abortion. It did so while disregarding extensive evidence of the harm this will cause.
In a leaked draft opinion overturning Roe v Wade, Justice Alito ignores extensive evidence about how important the right to abortion has been to U.S. society and that removing it will cause tremendous suffering.