Over recent years we have not only witnessed the Republican Party distance itself from proven science, but at times create its own fabricated version. In March, Republicans in the New Hampshire House of Representatives passed a bill requiring doctors to tell women that abortion causes breast cancer. Of course, this is simply not true.
Last month a list of proposed banned words by the New York City Department of Education made their way into the national media. The words on the list are ones the Department wishes to keep off of standardized tests within the school district, as to not offend the children. Some of the words on the list: birthday, crime, death, evolution, Halloween, religion and my favorite… dinosaur.