Interesting enough, the sciences were protected in the Constitution, although only as a copyright clause. Still, if you consider that they view science as respectful, maybe we should too?
If you look at them, nothing much really. Some are important, such as Science in Public Policy -
We live in an era when science and technology affect every aspect of life and society, and so must be included in well-informed public policy decisions. How will you ensure that policy and regulatory decisions are fully informed by the best available scientific and technical information, and that the public is able to evaluate the basis of these policy decisions?
This reaches back to climate change and no doubt evolution as well. What do you think? How would you answer?