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Good News: Antievolution bill in Mississippi dies

February 3rd, 2010.

Mississippi's House Bill 586, which if enacted would have required "scientifically sound arguments by protagonists and antagonists of the theory of evolution" to be presented in the state's schools, died in committee on February 2, 2010, according to the legislative website. In 2009, the bill's sponsor, Gary Chism (R-District 37), introduced a bill, HB 25, requiring biology textbooks in the state to include a hybrid of two previous versions of the Alabama evolution textbook disclaimer; that bill also died in committee.


Added: Feb-3-2010 Occurred On: Feb-2-2010
By: wrano
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Tags: US, Mississippi, Evolution, Creationism, Religious Bigotry, Fundamentalism, Right-wing, Lunacy, Stupidity
Location: Jackson, Wisconsin, United States (load item map)
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