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  • Intelligent Design Advocate Denied Tenure at ISU (and what you can do to help him)

    05/17/2007 8:26:04 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 16 replies · 694+ views
    AP (via ^ | May 15, 2007 | Nafeesa Syeed
    By: Nafeesa Syeed Associated Press May 15, 2007 DES MOINES (AP) --- Iowa State University has denied tenure to an assistant professor who has been outspoken in his views on intelligent design, prompting one group to claim he's being punished because of his views...
  • Oregon Biology Teacher Fired Over Bible References

    03/20/2007 2:02:43 PM PDT · by Diago · 187 replies · 4,033+ views
    Fox News ^ | Tuesday, March 20, 2007
    During his eight days as a part-time high school biology teacher, Kris Helphinstine included Biblical references in material he provided to students and gave a PowerPoint presentation that made links between evolution, Nazi Germany and Planned Parenthood. That was enough for the Sisters School Board, which fired the teacher Monday night for deviating from the curriculum on the theory of evolution.
  • Kansas Repeals Evolution Ruling

    02/13/2007 6:47:47 PM PST · by DaveLoneRanger · 55 replies · 1,393+ views
    CBS ^ | February 13, 2007 | Staff
    The Kansas state Board of Education on Tuesday repealed science guidelines questioning evolution that had made the state an object of ridicule. The new guidelines reflect mainstream scientific views of evolution and represent a political defeat for advocates of "intelligent design," who had helped write the standards that are being jettisoned. The intelligent design concept holds that life is so complex that it must have been created by a higher authority. The board removed language suggesting that key evolutionary concepts are controversial and being challenged by new research, and approved a new definition of science that limits it to the...
  • Antievolution bill in Mississippi

    01/25/2007 10:25:54 AM PST · by DaveLoneRanger · 1,177 replies · 12,952+ views
    NCSE ^ | January 24, 2007 | Staff
    Mississippi's House Bill 625, introduced by Representative Mike Lott (R-District 104) on January 9, 2007, and referred to the House Committee on Education, would provide, if enacted, "The school board of a school district may allow the teaching of creationism or intelligent design in the schools within the district. However, if the theory of evolution is required to be taught as part of the school district's science curriculum, in order to provide students with a comprehensive education in science, the school board also must include the teaching of creationism or intelligent design in the science curriculum." A similar provision was...
  • New state board tackles evolution immediately (Kansas)

    01/10/2007 7:06:45 AM PST · by DaveLoneRanger · 320 replies · 4,496+ views
    ABC49 ^ | January 9, 2007 | Scott Rothschild
    Just minutes after a new moderate majority took control of the State Board of Education today, the issue of evolution came back up. The board voted to hear about proposed science standards that support evolution later in the day with a possible decision on them next month. The issue produced a long line of speakers both for and against evolution during a public comment period. Doug Kaufman, a physician’s assistant and pastor from Leavenworth, told the board that evolution “doesn’t stand up to real science.” But supporters of evolution urged the board to change the current standards that include criticism...