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Today was a day for organized marches and events in support of science across America and the world. Think about that for a second. People feel the need to organize marches in support of science in 21st Century America.

March for Science Posters – May 4, 2019

One individual in Warrensburg noted that activists in Kansas City, Columbia, or St. Louis hadn’t scheduled events for May 4th through a national organing site (that’s okay – as long as they’re doing something, somewhere, sometime) and decided to sponsor an educational event at the local public library. From 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. today a small group of individuals listened to presentations on science and local science education activities, conversed, and planned for participating in future activities.

At 1:00 p.m. the group marched (walked, really) the short distance to the Johnson County Courthouse. It was a beautiful day.

From the library.

At the Johnson County Courthouse.

On t-shirts and bumper stickers everywhere:

“The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Make it so.