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Tennessee Senate passes law biased against science education


TN science bill protects teachers who allow debate over evolution | The Tennessean. The Tennessee Senate approved a bill Monday that would encourage teachers and students to debate evolution in the classroom, setting aside complaints that the measure would drag the state back onto the battleground over the teaching of creationism. Senators voted 24-8 to pass a…

Indiana Senate committee ignores reason, endorses Creationism


Ind. Senate panel votes to let schools teach creationism An Indiana Senate committee on Wednesday endorsed teaching creationism in public schools, despite pleas from scientists and religious leaders to keep religion out of science classrooms. Senate Bill 89 allows school corporations to authorize “the teaching of various theories concerning the origin of life” and specifically…