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Save NSF Funding for Political Science

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Dear Senator,<br />
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On May 9th, the House of Representatives passed an amendment to the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act to prohibit the NSF political science funding. I implore you to oppose this and have the funding included.<br />
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The National Science Foundation?s political science program provides essential funding for cutting edge social science research. As Representative Flake (R-AZ) noted ?the work of political scientists advances the knowledge and understanding of citizenship and government, politics, and this shouldn't be minimized.? <br />
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It is important to have accurate information regarding significant political issues that face the country, including the causes of political extremism, the moderation of terrorism, the characteristics of a strong democracy and more. <br />
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Please return funding for political science to the NSF.

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