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1 Gus  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 11:30:16am

So now we add Colorado to the list. What are we up to now nationwide WRT to creationist bills? Colorado, Montana, Missouri, Indiana…

2 Gus  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 11:33:34am

Update:

BREAKING: Colorado Anti-Evolution Bill Is “DOA”
By Phil Plait
Posted Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at 9:03 PM ET

Very hopeful news: Representative Claire Levy (D-District 13), the Chair of the Colorado House Appropriations Committee, said a bill that would allow “academic freedom”—code for allowing creationism to be taught in the classroom—is “DOA”.

She appeared on Denver’s AM 760 radio talking to host Geoff Berg (she comes on at the 19:30 mark). He asked her about the bill, and she replied:

“The bill looks innocuous enough when you read it…but when you look beneath the surface it’s pretty obvious it’s…allowing science teachers to teach creationism and deny global warming. Democrats are about teaching real science and giving students a good education. So I don’t think it’ll make it out of committee.”

Continues.

3 Randall Gross  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 11:36:37am

You missed Oklahoma & Arizona:

Colorado
Montana
Missouri
Indiana
Oklahoma
Arizona

4 Gus  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 11:37:59am

Here’s the main sponsor.

Dear Fellow Patriots,

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5 Gus  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 11:39:09am

re: #3 Randall Gross

You missed Oklahoma & Arizona:

Colorado
Montana
Missouri
Indiana
Oklahoma
Arizona

“The great awakening.”

6 ThomasLite  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 11:44:03am

re: #4 Gus

Here’s the main sponsor.

“Appeals to Providence.”

He might want to look into italicizing “UNPRECEDENTED” as well. Scarier, you know?

7 Skip Intro  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 11:52:10am

re: #4 Gus

Dear Fellow Patriots,

Because of these wingnuts, they’ve turned this word into a slur to me.

8 Randall Gross  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 11:59:34am

Thanks for that update, I added it.

9 hellosnackbar  Sun, Jan 27, 2013 10:50:25pm

One wonders why religion jaundiced folk gain political status in the USA.
Still the rise of the disbelievers may encourage thinking children to read the
God Delusion?


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