Liberty Institute: Cargill Hearts Liberals

We told you that we didn’t expect the far right to take it well when they heard that students would be treated to science, and only science, in new instructional materials approved by the State Board of Education. But this we did not see this coming — the far-right embracing an entirely new standard of […]

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A Victory for Science

That sound you hear is the collective heads of the anti-science lobby exploding. That other sound you hear is their two-year effort to undermine science education in Texas going down the drain. […]

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Liberty Institute: ‘So-Called Scientists’

The State Board of Education late last week approved science instructional materials that will be in classrooms for the next decade, a decision lauded by TFN because the materials are free of creationist anti-science propaganda. But that’s not what we’re here for in this blog post. We’re here for the sideshow that is the far-right […]

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Anti-Science Forces Try to Spin Loss

We wondered how the evolution-deniers would spin this disastrous end to their two-year campaign to insert bogus criticisms of evolution into Texas science instructional materials. Predictably, we didn’t have to wait long. They are absurdly claiming they somehow won. The primary mouthpiece for the state’s anti-evolution lobby — the Texas-affiliate of Focus on the Family […]

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Science Education Triumphs in Texas

Moments ago TFN released the following statement on the vote this morning at the State Board of Education: TEXAS FREEDOM NETWORK STATEMENT TFN PRESIDENT KATHY MILLER: TEXAS KIDS, SOUND SCIENCE EDUCATION TRIUMPH IN SBOE VOTE New Instructional Materials Teach Sound Evolutionary Science FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 22, 2011 Today the State Board of Education voted […]

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