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Antievolution bills die in Missouri

Two antievolution bills died in committee in the Missouri House of Representatives on May 16, 2014, when the legislature adjourned.

Missouri antievolution bill advances

Missouri's House Bill 1472, which would require school districts to allow parents to have their children excused from learning about evolution, was passed by the House Committee on Elementary and Secondary Education on March 12, 2014, after having a public hearing on February 13, 2014. The bill is not yet on the House calendar.

Update from Missouri

Missouri's House Bill 1472, which would require school districts to allow parents to have their children excused from learning about evolution, is in the headlines, after the bill was referred to the House Committee on Elementary and Secondary Education on February 3, 2014.

A second antievolution bill in Missouri

Missouri's House Bill 1587, introduced and given its first reading in the Missouri House of Representatives on January 23, 2014, is the fourth antiscience bill of the year and the second in the state.

Antievolution legislation in Missouri

Missouri's House Bill 1472, introduced in the House of Representatives on January 16, 2013, is the third antiscience bill of the year, following Virginia's HB 207 and Oklahoma's SB 1765.

Antievolution bills die in Missouri

Two antievolution bills died in committee in the Missouri House of Representatives on May 17, 2013, when the legislature adjourned.

Missouri's "intelligent design" bill under scrutiny

Missouri's House Bill 291, which would, if enacted, require "the equal treatment of science instruction regarding evolution and intelligent design," is receiving renewed attention.

"Intelligent design" bill in Missouri

House Bill 291, introduced in the Missouri House of Representatives on January 23, 2013, would, if enacted, require "the equal treatment of science instruction regarding evolution and intelligent design," according to the legislature's summary of the bill.

Antievolution legislation in Missouri

House Bill 179, introduced in the Missouri House of Representatives on January 16, 2013, and not yet referred to a committee, is the latest antievolution bill in the Missouri state legislature.

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