Antievolution legislation update–2013 review. And we love Kansas.

This is an update of the post about antievolution legislation posted on 28 May, 2013. The 2013 state legislative sessions are either coming to a conclusion or have adjourned.  After a relatively unsuccessful 2012 legislative year (with the notable exception of Tennessee's Monkey Bill), the conservative Republicans decided to try to…

Antievolution legislation update–nine out of ten states have killed anti-science bills

This is an update of the post about antievolution legislation posted on 17 April, 2013. The 2013 state legislature sessions are either coming to a conclusion or have adjourned.  After a relatively unsuccessful 2012 in passing anti-science laws (with the notable exception of Tennessee's Monkey Bill), the conservative Republicans seemed to…

Antievolution legislation update–two additional states consider anti-science bills

This is an update of the post about antievolution legislation posted on 17 March, 2013. It's a new year for the individual US state legislatures, and after a relatively unsuccessful 2012 in passing anti-science laws (with the notable exception of Tennessee's Monkey Bill), the conservative Republicans are back trying to remove…

Antievolution legislation update–now six states kill anti-science bills

This is an update of the original post about antievolution legislation from March 11, 2013. It's a new year for the individual US state legislatures, and after a relatively unsuccessful 2012 in passing anti-science laws (with the notable exception of Tennessee's Monkey Bill), the conservative Republicans are back trying to remove…

Antievolution legislation update–five states kill anti-science bills

This is an update of the original post about antievolution legislation from February 19, 2013. It's a new year for the individual US state legislatures, and after a relatively unsuccessful 2012 in passing anti-science laws (with the notable exception of Tennessee's Monkey Bill), the conservative Republicans are back trying to remove…

Antievolution legislation updates–seven states attacking science

It's a new year for the individual US state legislatures, and after a relatively unsuccessful 2012 in passing anti-science laws (with the notable exception of Tennessee's Monkey Bill), the conservative Republicans are back trying to remove real science teaching from our kids. The anti-science legislation comes in the form of either…

Creationism legislation–Alabama (update 2)

Alabama's House Bill 133, which would "authorize local boards of education to include released time religious instruction as an elective course for high school students", cleared the Alabama House Education Policy Committee on February 29, 2012.  As discussed previously, this legislation is probably unconstitutional, violating the Establishment Clause of the US Constitution,…