Louisiana Enacts a New Creationist Law
A perspective on the history of and major players
behind the so-called Louisiana Academic Freedom Act.
MnCSE Honors Ken Hubert
A state organization supporting science education
honors a teacher who stepped up to oppose
creationism in the public school classroom.
Polling Creationism in Canada
As in the US, about half of respondents seem
committed to an evolutionary explanation of life on
earth, but there are significant differences compared
to polls taken south of the border.
News from Arizona, California, Iowa, Ohio,
South Dakota, and Texas.
News from the Membership
What our members are doing to support evolution
and oppose pseudoscience wherever the need arises.
Ask About Evolution Before Election Day
From local school boards to federal nominees, positions
on science, and particularly evolution, should be a part
of the public record. Too often, concerned citizens
simply neglect to ask the candidates.
Books: The Evolutionary Reference Desk
Where to go for comprehensive resources on
evolution and anti-evolutionism.
NCSE On the Road
Check the calendar here for NCSE speakers.
From the World-Wide Flood to the World Wide
Web: Creationism in the Digital Age
Stephen C Burnett
When people want to learn about evolution, the first
stop is often a search engine that identifies websites
with appropriate information. While the situation
has improved somewhat, these searches often return
creationist sites when a user searched for information
Evolution in the Sunshine State:The Fight over
Evolution in the State Science Education Standards
Before final approval, the Florida State Board of Education
inserted the phrase "scientific theory of" before the word
"evolution" in its science education standards. Evolution is
now a part of the Sunshine Standards, but it was not
without a struggle.
Calvin Meets the Hominins: A Brief History of
Creationism in South Africa
Although it shares conservative theological roots with its
North American counterpart, creationism in South Africa is
also flavored by colonial history and political movements.
Darwin Strikes Back: Defending the Science of
by Thomas Woodward
Reviewed by Jason Rosenhouse
Secularism & Science in the 21st Century
edited by Ariel Keysar and Barry A Kosmin
Reviewed by Lawrence S Lerner
Beyond the Firmament: Understanding Science
and the Theology of Creation
by Gordon J Glover
Reviewed by Stephen Matheson
Intelligent Design Versus Evolution
edited by Louise Gerdes
Reviewed by Michael K O'Sullivan