Updated: Some 100 groups have now endorsed the March for Science

Mar 16, 2017

By Lindzi Wessel

The March for Science, set for 22 April, is creating a buzz in the scientific community. The march arose as a grassroots reaction to concerns about the conduct of science under President Donald Trump. And it has spurred debate over whether it will help boost public support for research, or make scientists look like another special interest group, adding to political polarization.

Leaders of many scientific societies have been mulling whether to formally endorse or take a role in the event, which will include marches in Washington, D.C. and some 400 other locations.

ScienceInsider has been tracking what science groups decide.

Here’s what we know as of 15 March (most recent updates at the top of each section):

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One comment on “Updated: Some 100 groups have now endorsed the March for Science”

  • I’m signed up for that one, too. I’ll be marching in Cleveland on the 22nd, and Washington on the 29th.

    In the meantime, if there’s one for Ryan’s ridiculous health care bill, or Trump’s irresponsible budget cuts, I’ll be there, too.

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