Congressman to speak at NJ March for Science

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— U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ6) and New Jersey Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal will be keynote speakers at the second annual New Jersey March for Science. The march, taking place in Trenton on Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., is intended to peacefully show support for science and its critical role in understanding and addressing important issues facing our state and nation.

Where: The steps of the War Memorial (1 Memorial Dr., Trenton, NJ 08608).

When: April 14, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.

What: A march and science education festival for all ages.

Who: The event is free, nonpartisan, and open to the public.

(Note: Organizers ask that participants register in advance via Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-new-jersey-march-for-science-tickets-43753214041.

Or search “New Jersey March for Science” at Eventbrite.com.)

“For more than a year President Trump and his administration have attacked and disparaged scientists and their work," Pallone said. "These attacks are preventing our government from taking part in crucial research on issues like climate change. It is more important than ever that we stand up for science and the indispensable role it must play in making public policy. It is not acceptable to reject scientific findings simply because they do not fit into one’s narrow world view or ideological crusade. I want to thank all those who are standing up to this ignorance and marching to bring reason back to our government.”



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