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Tennessee Creationism Bill

Virginia Law May Soon Grant Teachers Immunity To Discuss Creationism

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

One Virginia legislator wants to make sure that teachers will not be punished if they critique controversial scientific concepts like evolution or cli...

Creationism and Monkey Business In Tennessee

Peter M. J. Hess, Ph.D. | Posted 07.23.2012 | Religion
Peter M. J. Hess, Ph.D.

Eighty-seven years after the notorious Scopes trial, the Tennessee legislature recently passed a bill encouraging teachers to present the "scientific strengths and scientific weaknesses" of topics that arouse "debate and disputation" such as "biological evolution."

Bill Allowing Teachers, Students To Challenge Evolution Passes Tennessee Senate

Posted 03.20.2012 | Education

The Tennessee state Senate passed a bill Monday that protects teachers who allow student to question and criticize "controversial" scientific theories...

Creationism Bills Surface In Multiple States

Mother Jones | Josh Harkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

State governments are grappling with massive budget deficits, overburdened social programs, and of mountains of deferred spending. But never mind all ...