There’s Going to Be an Anti-Trump Science March in L.A. for Anyone Who Believes in Facts

Non-alternative facts

UPDATE: The march will take place on Saturday, April 22, says Rebecca Fuoco, media relations chair of the March for Science-Los Angeles.

The Resistance marches on. Just days after the record-setting women’s march, plans are being made for a Scientists’ March on Washington, and local organizers are planning to march here in L.A. They have published this Facebook page, which is closing in on a thousand members with zero publicity.

Marchers hold signs as they stand on a bus shelter during the Women’s March (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

You will not have to be a scientist to march. The national organizers are inviting, “Anyone who values empirical science. That’s it. That’s the only requirement.” They say they are marching because, “Politicians who devalue expertise risk making decisions that do not reflect reality and must be held accountable. An American government that ignores science to pursue ideological agendas endangers the world.” Federal employees working with the environment and in science have already begun resisting the new administration on social media.

Marchers fill Hill Street during the Women’s March (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)