Posts Tagged ‘Discovery Institute’

Evolution & Creationism

This Thursday is “Darwin Day,” an occasion when scientists all over the world will celebrate the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin.

Though Darwin’s theory of evolution certainly has a critically important place in the science community, it is also responsible for a decades-old crusade by Religious Right activists—who continue to push their fundamentalist agenda in the public school […] Read More

Evolution & Creationism, Religion in Public Schools

On Wednesday, with just two weeks left in the legislative session, the Louisiana House of Representatives approved SB 733, a bill intended to facilitate the teaching of creationism in public schools.

The Rev. Barry W. Lynn promptly responded, calling the proposed law an “embarrassment” and guaranteeing legal action if the measure is used “to promote religion […] Read More