Thursday, May 2, 2013

Republican Congressman Introduces Bill To Require Political Approval Of Scientific Papers | Addicting Info

Not a chance in hell. One hopes.
Republican Congressman Introduces Bill To Require Political Approval Of Scientific Papers | Addicting Info: Congressman Lamar Smith of Texas really does not understand science. Not scientific method, not scientific theories or laws, none of it. Which is why he submitted a bill draft titled the “High Quality Research Act” which would in effect add a politician into scientific studies.

The bill says that any research done using federal funds (which is the majority of research done in the United States) must have its results and finding approved by the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate and the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology of the House of Representatives. If the findings are not agreed to, the research is taken from the researchers and disposed of by Congress as it sees fit.



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