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Louisiana Creationism

Nick Wing

Louisiana Republican Recalls Imaginary Time When Scientists Burned Heretics At The Stake | Nick Wing | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics

A Louisiana state senator recently offered a puzzling rationale for why schools in the state should be allowed to teach creationism. Last month, Lo...

Louisiana Senators Still Want This Unconstitutional Creationism Law On The Books

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

Weeks after it was reported that Louisiana might finally repeal its unconstitutional creationism law, lawmakers on Monday voted to keep the controvers...

Louisiana May Finally Kill Unconstitutional Creationism Law

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

Will this be the year Louisiana legislators get rid of a state law that the Supreme Court declared unconstitutional decades ago? On Wednesday, the ...

Pennsylvania May Be The Next State To Allow Creationism In The Classroom

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

Another day, another creationism debate. Pennsylvania state Rep. Stephen Bloom (R) is under fire after seeking cosponsors for legislation that crit...

Panel At Botanical Society Conference Blasts Louisiana Creationism Law

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

Among the many topics covered at this week's Botanical Society of America Conference in New Orleans was the Louisiana Science Education Act, a law tha...

Got Science? Fighting Legislative Attacks on Science Education

Seth Shulman | Posted 08.14.2013 | Science
Seth Shulman

Did you know that a law on the books in Louisiana right now explicitly forbids science teachers in the state's public schools from teaching evolution unless equal time is given to the Christian creation story?

Louisiana Lawmakers Just Can't Quit Creationism

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

In the most recent sign that Louisiana lawmakers aren't keen on fully embracing the teaching of evolution in state schools, members of the House Educa...

Science Loses In Louisiana, Again

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

The Louisiana state Senate Education Committee rejected a move to repeal the state's Science Education Act on Wednesday, handing a defeat to opponents...

Louisiana Lawmaker Fighting Back Against State's War On Science

Mother Jones | Nicole Pasulka | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics

Louisiana State Senator Karen Carter Peterson wants to make sure evolution's taught in Louisiana science classes. This week, Peterson introduced a bil...