Anti-evolution episodes can be small or large, short or enduring, largely private or largely public. In some cases, these episodes result in legal battles and lawsuits, even reaching the United States Supreme Court. See our special section on Creationism and the Law to learn about major legal cases concerning evolution education.
This section of the website features materials related to selected anti-evolution episodes.
- Anti-evolution "Academic Freedom" legislation, introduced in several states
- Ohio's battle against creationism, including the so-called "Critical Analysis" Lesson Plan (2002-2006)
- Creationist backlash against the PBS 8-part Television Series Evolution (2001-present)
- The Discovery Institute's "Dissent from Darwinism" List