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The quick guide to America’s 2016 Presidential candidates stances on science issues

Complete list of the 2016 Presidential candidate political stances on science issues

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s political views on science issues

Donald Trump is President elect of the United States. Trump was a New York City based real estate developer, television personality and author. Trump is an alumnus of Fordham University and the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce.

Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, fund public ad camapaigns about the risks and benefits instead Source

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, as long as there is no public subsidy Source

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s political views on science issues

Hillary Clinton was the Democratic Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Clinton served as United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, a U.S. Senator from New York State from 2001 to 2009 and First Lady of the United States under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001. Clinton is an alumna of Wellesley College and Yale Law School.

Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes, they are essential to protecting other children who are too young to be vaccinated Source

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No, we have selectively bred crops for thousands of years and labeling just adds an unfounded stigma to the science Source

Jill Stein

Jill Stein’s political views on science issues

Jill Stein was the Green Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Stein is a physician and was a candidate for the Governor of Massachusetts in 2002 and 2010. Stein is an alumna of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes  Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No Source

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, but I would prefer to ban GMOs Source

Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson’s political views on science issues

Gary Johnson was the Libertarian Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Johnson served as the governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003. Johnson is an alumnus of the University of New Mexico –Albuquerque.

Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No Source

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes Source

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, consumers have a right to know what is in their food Source

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