Sneaking God Into Science Classes: The Rise Of The ‘Academic Freedom’ Bill

Right-wing religious groups are fighting harder than ever to bring Christianity into the classroom, and in some states, they’re actually winning.

Since 2004, militant Christians in various states have pushed for legislators to pass “academic freedom” bills. According to the National Center for Science Education, these bills permit, but do not require, teachers to include Creationist material in science classes: [Read more...]

Ken Ham Thinks Pat Robertson Is Hurting Christianity

Ken Ham has taken to the blogosphere fretting that The Atheists are going after the children. (Please! Won’t someone think of the children?! *clutches pearls*) [Read more...]

How Does Something Come From Nothing?

There’s an Australian show Q & A where a panel of experts in various fields come together to answer the questions of the audience. In a recent episode, Lawrence Krauss answered everything from why there’s “something” rather than “nothing” to how science’s impact on humanity can truly be measured: [Read more...]

A Science Professor’s Awesome Email Exchange with the Discovery Institute

That picture recently drew the interest of an author at the Intelligent-design-promoting Discovery Institute and his assistant sent Bentley a letter: [Read more...]

San Diego Mayor Issues Darwin Day Proclamation

Somehow, this escaped my radar, but San Diego Mayor Bob Filner signed a Darwin Day proclamation earlier this week: [Read more...]


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