New Mexico

10.12.2017

As the October 16, 2017, public hearing in Santa Fe on the new state science standards proposed for New Mexico approaches, there is no sign of the opposition to their omission of references to evolution, human responsibility for climate change, and the age of the earth abating.

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10.05.2017

Opposition to the new state science standards proposed in New Mexico — which omit references to evolution, human responsibility for climate change, and the age of the earth —is coming fast and furious.  

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09.26.2017

The new state science standards proposed in New Mexico — which omit references to evolution, human responsibility for climate change, and the age of the earth — are attracting scrutiny and criticism across the state.

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09.19.2017

"New Mexico's Public Education Department unveiled proposed teaching standards ... that critics say would omit references to evolution, rising global temperatures and the age of Earth from the state's science curriculum," reports the Albuquerque Journal (September 16, 2017).

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03.29.2011

New Mexico's House Bill 302 died in committee on March 19, 2011, when the legislative session ended.

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02.18.2011

House Bill 302 was tabled by the Education Committee of the New Mexico House of Representatives on a 5-4 vote on February 18, 2011, suggesting that it is unlikely to come to a floor vote before the legislature adjourns on March 19, 2011.

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02.02.2011

House Bill 302, introduced in the New Mexico House of Representatives on February 1, 2011, and referred to the House Education Committee, is the fifth antievolution bill to be introduced in a state legislature in 2011.

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03.23.2009

New Mexico's Senate Bill 433 died in committee when the legislature adjourned sine die on March 21, 2009.

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02.03.2009

Senate Bill 433, introduced in the New Mexico Senate on February 2, 2009, and referred to the Senate Education Committee, is the third antievolution bill to be introduced in a state legislature in 2009.

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03.06.2008

Science Watch, sponsored by New Mexicans for Science and Reason, is a weekly science radio show, broadcast on KABQ 1350 AM in the Albuquerque area. But now, with the debut of the Science Watch podcasts, the show is available to everybody with access to the internet. Among the shows relevant to the creationism/evolution controversy are interviews of Barbara Forrest and Kenneth R.

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