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04.27.2006

On April 20 the Governor of Mississippi signed into law House Bill 214. Although originally unrelated to evolution education, this bill was amended to include the following section in its final version:

SECTION 3.
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01.11.2006

House Bill 1266 was introduced in the Missouri House of Representatives on January 9, 2006.

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11.16.2006

During its November 10-11, 2006, meeting, the 167th convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri adopted a resolution opposing the teaching of "intelligent design" in the public schools.

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04.03.2006

"A new tack for trying to introduce supernatural explanations for the origin of life into Missouri's public school science classes appears dead this year," according [Link broken] to the Kansas City Star (April 2, 2006).

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05.18.2006

Just before the omnibus education bill, Senate File 2994, was approved by the Minnesota state senate by a 39-27 vote on May 15, 2006, it was amended to provide, "Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the Department of Education, a charter school, and a school district are prohibited from utilizing a nonscientifically based curriculum, such as intelligent design, to meet the required science academic standards under this section." The amendment was proposed by Senator Lawr

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