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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 ...

The Day That Botany Took on Bobby Jindal by Just Being Itself

Dr. Chris Martine | Posted 10.05.2013 | Science
Dr. Chris Martine

In any given year, the biggest buzz coming out of the annual national Botany conference is normally among the botanists ourselves. This year, however, we've been painted as either the heroic defenders of evolutionary biology or the attackers of Louisiana's right to worship freely.

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...

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...

Tennessee Joins The Anti-Evolution Parade And Ignores The Experts

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 07.23.2012 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

These anti-evolution bills undercut any hope that we might produce a scientifically literate citizenry.

How You Can Join The Fight Against Creationism In Louisiana

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

As amazing as it might seem in this, the second decade of the 21 century, nine creationist bills have already been introduced in various U.S. state legislatures. Help fight this madness.

Profiles In (Evolutionary) Courage, Part 4: Bringing Sanity To Louisiana Schools

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Zack Kopplin deserves our praise. Not many among us would be willing to take on the formidable forces in Louisiana promoting creationism.