Tag Archives: Evolution

Second Attack on Evolution Education in Missouri

Last week, I wrote about the first bill submitted in the Missouri House of Representatives this session that attacks evolution. I had hope that it would be the only bill this session. Those hopes have failed. I just found out … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Anti-Evolution Legislation: Missouri

Over the last few years, Missouri’s legislature has drawn lots of national attention, and usually not for good reasons. Both houses of our legislature are controlled by a supermajority of Republicans, so though our Democratic Governor can keep some semblance … Continue reading

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It’s Back… Intelligent Design Bill Reintroduced in Missouri

Last year, a Missouri State Representative, Rick Brattin (R-District 55), sponsored a bill that would have damaged science education in Missouri by attacking Evolution. Brattin received a firestorm of negative attention (he even took down his Facebook page in reaction*), … Continue reading

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Vote No on Amendment 2, and How Else You Can Help

On August 7, Missouri residents have the opportunity to vote on Amendment 2, a public referendum that has the potential to damage educational progress in Missouri. The text that will appear on the ballot presents the Amendment as a simple … Continue reading

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Another Embarrassment for Missouri, Part 2: Sins of Omission Validated

Last week, I wrote about the “Right-to-Pray” Amendment that will be on the ballot in Missouri in August. I wrote about the problems that passage of this Amendment would cause for the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment and, more … Continue reading

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Another Embarrassment for Missouri

I recently wrote about a bad Intelligent Design bill that was introduced in the Missouri House. Fortunately, that bill died in legislature. Unfortunately, however, the Missouri legislature’s embarrassing session managed to pass another bill that will present to the voters … Continue reading

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