Do you like knowing the weather forecast? Do you live in an earthquake-prone area and want to know when your house might start shaking? Do you buy and eat food grown by or raised on agricultural farms? Do you go swimming in a body of water and want to know when it’s unhealthy to do so because of bacterial, pollution, or other contaminant levels? Does your loved one have cancer and you’re trying to find information on the latest treatment options for them? Too bad for you, because this new order means that information is suddenly not allowed to be communicated to the US public.
This act of censorship includes the Department of Health and Human Services, and therefore the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health. While not overtly tied to anything sexuality-specific, this order does affect research and dissemination of information about sexuality and sexual health, given that sexuality research can receive grants from agencies with in the Department of Health and Human Services.
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