Friday, January 9, 2009

HB 25 Threatens Science Education in Mississippi

Geographical isolation of finches on the Galáp...Image via WikipediaOkay gang, we have a dire need for some activism to oppose House Bill 25. If passed, this bill would require an anti-evolution sticker on every science textbook in which evolution was discussed. I have already contacted the National Center for Science Education to make sure they are aware of this bill. The next step probably involve contacting our representatives in the House. It may also be worthwhile to consider writing letters to the editors of our local papers (although I often wonder whether that could do more harm than good in a state like ours). This is an important issue, and we at Mississippi Atheists will certainly do what we can to defend science education in our state.

H/Ts to Pharyngula and Tony’s curricublog