News for Citizen Activists


May/June 2018 Issue

  • Override Patents to Address Opioid Crisis

    In a letter sent to White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, appointed to coordinate and lead the White House response to the opioid addiction epidemic, Baltimore and Public Citizen called on the federal government to authorize the use of all patents necessary to allow for the production of generic naloxone delivery systems.

  • How the Trump Administration Squelches Inconvenient Information

    The Trump administration has declined to collect important information, deleted publications that contradict its policy goals, silenced the views of scientists, removed information from federal websites, politicized the scientific grant-making process, prohibited experts from using common words, attempted to keep White House visitor logs secret and actively misled the public in official reports.