The decision provoked sharp criticism from human rights organizations
Center for control disease (CDC) banned the use of certain words in official documents. As reported by the newspaper The Washington Post, The official announcement was made during a meeting of employees with management СDC in Atlanta on Thursday.
In the list of banned words were “variety”, “law”, “evidence-based”, “embryo”, “transgender” and “vulnerable.” This decision to employees was announced by the head of the financial office CDC elikon Kelly does not explain why Voditsa ban.
The news caused sharp criticism from the scientific, public and human rights organizations, saying that the ban “clearly demonstrates” the thrust of the administration’s policies trump.
“Now it became clear: this administration is denying the health problems of women, the LGTB community and science from the first day (of work)”, – is spoken in the message published on the official Twitter account of the public organization Planned Parenthood.
“It is an attack on reality – says in his Twitter renowned psychiatrist David Reiss. – Introducing censorship on the use of the word, the administration of trying to destroy trump’s knowledge and reasonable debate. This is not politics… and the capture of society by authoritarian kleptocrats”.
The democratic Congressman Ted Lew in his Twitter directly appealed to the President of the United States.
“Donald trump, the administration again makes America stupid,” he wrote.
The newspaper reported that officials from several ministries, working on issues of health, confirmed the ban on the use of certain words. According to the publication, these words cannot be used in any official documents concerning the project of the budget of the CDC in 2019.
The administration of trump over the past year has initiated a number of policy changes concerning rights to abortion, gender identity and sexual orientation. Several Federal agencies officially changed the rules of collecting information about bisexuals, gays, lesbians and transgender people.
The Ministry of health, for example, ruled out questions about gender identity and sexual orientation of questionnaires for older people. Simultaneously with the official website was updated to remove information about the LGBT community.
Agency for environmental protection deleted from the official website mentioning about the problems of climate change, forbidding their employees the preparation of scientific reports on the subject.