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Antievolution legislation in Missouri

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

Returning to normal in Dover

With the decision in Kitzmiller v. Dover rendered, the town of Dover, Pennsylvania, seems to be returning to normal. In its meeting on January 4, 2006, the Dover Area School Board voted 7-1 not to appeal the decision.

Reflections on Dover Trial: Padian and Matzke

NCSE president Kevin Padian and NCSE staff member Nick Matzke reflect on the outcome of Kitzmiller v. Dover in an opinion piece original to NCSE's website.

Kentucky Academy of Science denounces "intelligent design"

The Kentucky Academy of Science expressed its opposition to "attempts to equate 'scientific creationism' or 'intelligent design' with evolution as a scientific explanation of events" in a press release (see page 6) dated December 22, 2005. "Teaching faith-based models implies that these views are equivalent alternatives among scientists.