Policy trumps science in the Bush administration

September 2004
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Sep2004, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p195
Academic Journal
Discusses some of the accusations to the United States President George W. Bush administration of manipulating and censoring science for political purposes by several scientists. Banning of over-the-counter contraceptives even though an independent panel of the Food and Drug Administration recommend approval; Modification of Environmental Protection Agency reports discussing global warming; Censoring information on air quality.


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