Having fought his battles in Louisiana, the Rice University student is now ready for Texas and any move to put faux science in the public schools here.
It's easy to see that Zack Kopplin, a 19-year-old student at Rice University, has fast become one of the leading faces of the anti-creationist movement. He's appeared on numerous national interviews, sharing his opposition to publicly funding creationist academies. He has latched onto outspoken evol ... More >>
Don McLeroy hasn't changed. The man - the creationist - is as personable and principled as he was during the taping of The Revisionaries, a truncated version of which will appear on Houston PBS this evening at 10 p.m. He's 66 years old. He's still assured of Genesis's inerrancy. He's not going to sh ... More >>
A new doc explores the Texas Board of Education's fight against science, history.
That's right, kids, don't check your calendars, it's time to vote. Normally, this type of thing in Texas happens a bit sooner, but thanks to a crazy redistricting battle, it got pushed back to today. As per usual, nice weather will contribute to a healthy turnout, even if the GOP nominee for preside ... More >>
Evolution in the cross-hairsTexas might be getting ready to fill its science textbooks with anti-evolution material, critics are warning. The State Board of Education may soon take another step in its effort to adopt material that pushes Intelligent Design, they say. "Two years ago State Bo ... More >>
The glowing state rep Bill ZedlerA Dallas-area state representative has introduced legislation aimed at preventing anyone from discriminating against those who want to research intelligent design in Texas. Rep. Bill Zedler of Arlington sponsored House Bill HB2454 because he believes that coll ... More >>
Thou shalt not appealEarlier this summer the Institute for Creation Research got uttlerly slammed by a federal judge as they tried to force Texas officials to certify their graduate school.There is always an appeals process in such matters, of course, but it appears the ICR has given up the fight ... More >>
Photo courtesy Masquerade TheatrePay-what-you-can ticket prices to theater productions have become pretty common, but those are for single performances. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's Pick-Your-Price membership is good for a whole year! On Saturday, you can buy an MFAH membership, up to the fami ... More >>
We're semi-liveblogging the Scopes Monkey Trial of the 21st Century -- today's meeting of the State Board of Education, which is discussing science standards. Here's the first report, the second and here's the third:And out come the Californians! Dr. Eugenie C. Scott, executive director of the Natio ... More >>
Just in case you were worried that Texas hadn't made an embarrassing spectacle of itself lately, you need fret no more.Once again the State Board of Education is coming to your rescue.The SBOE is holding a public hearing January 21 on science standards, and the people at the Discovery Institute, who ... More >>
Adoption Option, Hot Spell, No Opinion
William Dembski thought Baylor University would be the perfect place to investigate a scientific alternative to Darwinism. Little did he realize he would be crucified for his cause.