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Green Light for Institute on Creation in Texas, New York Times, December 18, 2007

A Texas higher education panel has recommended allowing a Bible-based group called the Institute for Creation Research to offer online master's degrees in science education.

The action comes weeks after the Texas Education Agency's director of science, Christine Castillo Comer, lost her job after superiors accused her of displaying bias against creationism and failing to be "neutral" over the teaching of evolution.

Kansas will revisit science standards, Kansas City Star, January 10, 2007

PEER: National Park Service "Deliberately" Avoided Review of Creationist Book, Talk To Action, December 30, 2006

Scientists Endorse Candidate Over Teaching of Evolution, New York Times, October 26, 2006

Evolution Major Vanishes From Approved Federal List, New York Times, August 24, 2006

Why Doesn't America Believe in Evolution?, August 20, 2006

The Evolution of Kansas, New York Times, August 3, 2006

... moderates who subscribe to the theory of evolution won just enough races to guarantee them a slight majority on the school board after November's general election. That should make it possible for them to overturn the benighted science standards pushed through by conservatives on the board last year in an effort to undercut the theory of evolution.

Evolution Opponents Lose Kansas Board Majority, New York Times, August 2, 2006

Evolution's Backers in Kansas Start Counterattack, New York Times, August 1, 2006

Creationism dismissed as 'a kind of paganism' by Vatican's astronomer, The Scotsman, May 5, 2006

Archbishop: stop teaching creationism, Guardian UK, March 21, 2006

Anti-Darwin Bill Fails in Utah, New York Times, February 28, 2006

Young Earth vs. Old Earth debate within the Christian Community, Talk To Action, January 12, 2006

Museums Answer Critics of Evolution, Washington Post, December 26, 2005

Schools Nationwide Study Impact of Evolution Ruling, New York Times, December 22, 2005

Anti-creationism professor: Resignation was forced, CNN, December 11, 2005

Warning Label on Darwin Sows Division in Suburbia, Washington Post, December 11, 2005

Evolution and the Electorate, New York Times, November 10, 2005

Evolution in the bible, says Vatican, Australian News, November 11, 2005

Kansas Fight on Evolution Escalates, New York Times, October 28, 2004

Teaching evolution facing more resistance, The Ithaca Journal, October 22, 2005

Seeing Creation and Evolution in Grand Canyon, New York Times, October 6, 2005

In Pennsylvania, It Was Religion vs. Science, Pastor vs. Ph.D., Evolution vs. the Half-Fish, New York Times, October 2, 2005 For the Anti-Evolutionists, Hope in High Places, The New York Times, October 2, 2005

Evolution Lawsuit Opens in Pennsylvania, New York Times, September 27, 2005

A Web of Faith, Law and Science in Evolution Suit, The New York Times, September 26, 2005

Evolution Debate Heads to PA Court, The Associated Press, September 26, 2005

In Evolution Debate, Creationists Are Breaking New Ground, Washington Post, September 25, 2005

Teaching of Creationism Is Endorsed in New Survey, New York Times, August 31, 2005

Adam, Eve and T. Rex, Los Angeles Times, August 27, 2005

Not Your Daddy's Creationists, Los Angeles Times, August 27, 2005

University of Calif. Sued Over Creationism, Netscape News, August 27, 2005

From a former scientist at the Discovery Institute: "When I joined I didn't think they were about bashing evolution. It's pseudo-science, at best ... What they're doing is instigating a conflict between science and religion." Seattle Times, August 24, 2005

Scientists Speak Up on Mix of God and Science, New York Times, August 23, 2005

In Explaining Life's Complexity, Darwinists and Doubters Clash, New York Times, August 22, 2005

Politicized Scholars Put Evolution on the Defensive, New York Times, August 21, 2005

Frist Urges 2 Teachings on Life Origin, New York Times, August 20, 2005

Frist Backs Bush on Teaching 'Intelligent Design' in Schools, New York Times, August 19, 2005

Religion Today, Washington Post, August 18, 2005

Evolution vs. Religion: Quit pretending they're compatible, Slate, August 10, 2005

Kansas Board Advances a Draft Critical of Evolution, New York Times, August 10, 2005

Tulsa Zoo caught in creationism-vs.-science flap, The Dallas Morning News, July 6, 2005

Darwin's theory evolves into culture war; Kansas curriculum is focal point of wider struggle across nation, Chicago Tribune, May 22, 2005

The Evolution of Creationism, New York Times, May 17, 2005

Kansas Evolves Back, Washington Post, May 8, 2005

In Kansas, Darwinism Goes on Trial Once More, New York Times, May 6, 2005

In Kansas, A Sharp Debate on Evolution, Washington Post, May 6, 2005

Stealth Attack On Evolution, Time Magazine, January 31, 2005

In 1999 a State Board of Education Law in Kansas removing evolution from science tests and standards was also overturned. Efforts to remove evolution from tests or treat creationism equally are underway in several states. more

Evolution on trial as Kansas debates Adam vs Darwin, Yahoo News, May 2, 2005

Ohio has approved science standards for public schools that require students to be taught that evolution is in controversy among scientists.

A Georgia school district has ordered disclaimers in all biology textbooks by referring to evolution as a "disputed" view. In another instant, the Georgia State Superintendent of Schools proposed omitting the term "evolution" from the school's biology books. more On February 5, 2004, she reinstated the word. more

January 14, 2005: Judge in Georgia Orders Anti-evolution Stickers Removed from Textbooks, New York Times

The school board in Dover, Pa., voted to bring attacks on evolution into biology classrooms. (Church and State, October 7, 2004)

GRANTSBURG, Wisconsin (AP) November 6, 2004-- School officials have revised the science curriculum to allow the teaching of creationism, prompting an outcry from more than 300 educators who urged that the decision be reversed.

South Carolina: Late in 2004 the state senate began to consider the formation of a committee that would decide if alternatives to evolution should be offered in science classes.

Mississippi: A bill calling for "balanced treatment to the theory of scientific creationism and the theory of evolution" was introduced in the state senate in January, 2005.

Montana: a state senator has introduced a bill to let teachers present "competing theories of origin."

Grand Canyon: A book representing a Creationist view of the Grand Canyon challenges the assertion of geologists that the Canyon was formed over billions of years. The book, Grand Canyon: A Different View by Tom Vail is now being sold at the Canyon's book stores.

Tom DeLay, Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives: After the Columbine school shootings, Tom DeLay, House Majority Leader and the most powerful person in Congress, suggested that the tragedy at Columbine High School had occurred "because our school systems teach our children that they are nothing but glorified apes who have evolutionized out of some primordial mud." This quote comes from a speech DeLay gave to the House on June 16, 1999.

Last updated: December-2007