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National Center for Science Education Misrepresents Oklahoma Academic Freedom Bill

Why make an argument when a good ad hominem will do? Donald McLaughlin http://www.discovery.org/p/611
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Normalizing Elder Couple Joint Suicides

People keep pretending that assisted suicide and euthanasia are about terminal illness. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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For Protesting Ban on Intelligent Design, Does a United Methodist Bishop Think We're "Bastards"?

To a vulgar insult, Bishop Michael Coyner responds with a warm endorsement. Donald McLaughlin http://www.discovery.org/p/611
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New Poll: Most Americans Turn Thumbs Down on United Methodist Ban on Intelligent Design

That includes 70 percent of Independents and nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of Democrats. Evolution News & Views
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Are Tardigrades "a Head" of Arthropods?

The mysterious "water bears" long defied evolutionary classification. Now some say they are degenerate arthropods. Evolution News & Views
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United Methodist General Conference Secretary Responds on Intelligent Design Ban

Rev. Jay Voorhees, Executive Editor of the United Methodist Reporter, has published a short report. Evolution News & Views
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If Intelligent Design Is Based on Science, Why Are We Focusing on the United Methodist Church?

We're not willing to let others silence us without pushing back. What about you? John G. West http://www.discovery.org/p/18
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For Darwin Day, February 12, Give Us Your Nominations for Censor of the Year!

We seek a person or group that has done outstanding work in acting to silence skepticism on Darwinian evolution. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Inquiry-Based Science Education -- on Everything but Evolution

Case in point: here is physician Danielle Teller writing over at Quartz. Sarah Chaffee
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Contacted by Those Who Support Open Discussion on Intelligent Design, United Methodist Bishop Lashes Out

Bishop Michael Coyner, based in Indiana, has published an online missive chastising fellow United Methodists. John G. West http://www.discovery.org/p/18
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Anti-NGSS bill in Iowa

House File 2054, introduced in the Iowa House of Representatives on January 19, 2016, and referred to the House Committee on Education, would, if enacted, reverse Iowa's decision to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards — and there is reason to believe that part of the motivation is the NGSS's treatment of evolution and climate change.

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Florida: FSU Settles Title IX Suit for Less than $1M

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Mon, 2016-01-25 20:42
The Chronicle of Higher Education has an article on the resolution of Erica Kinsman’s Title IX suit against Florida State University (FSU). FSU will pay around $950,000 to settle the suit. Kinsman alleged sexual assault by then FSU football star Jameis Winston, which FSU had famously responded to by finding Winston “not responsible” for the… Read More »
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A second antiscience bill in Oklahoma

House Bill 3045 (PDF), styled the Scientific Education and Academic Freedom Act, is the second antiscience bill in the Oklahoma legislature for 2016, joining Senate Bill 1322.

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Antievolution legislation in Oklahoma

Senate Bill 1322 (PDF), styled the Oklahoma Science Education Act, is the latest antievolution bill in the Sooner State.

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Climate in Science and Engineering Indicators 2016

Public opinion about climate change was reviewed in the National Science Board's Science and Engineering Indicators (PDF) 2016.

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Rainbow

Panda's Thumb - Wed, 2016-01-20 16:42
Photograph by Gabrielle Hovinen. Rainbow, showing a primary and a secondary rainbow, plus a bevy of Hovinens. The primary rainbow is overexposed, but the photograph clearly shows how the sky is brighter inside the primary rainbow and outside the secondary rainbow. See Figure 6 here.... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Target? TARGET? We STILL don't need no stinkin' Target!

Panda's Thumb - Wed, 2016-01-20 16:42
As part of the year-end Kitzmas festivities, The Discovery Institute’s PR organ Evolution News and Views re-posted an earlier article titled Following Kitzmiller v. Dover, an Excellent Decade for Intelligent Design. This uncredited article from September 2015 included the following, which caught my eye: In fact, the decade since Dover has been an excellent one for ID. Casey Luskin noted some highlights not long ago:… Theoretical peer-reviewed papers taking down alleged computer simulations of... Dave Thomas http://www.nmsr.org
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PT is experiencing Technical Difficulties

Panda's Thumb - Wed, 2016-01-20 16:42
Our server is having issues. The Crew is figuring out how best to proceed. For the moment, comments may not be working correctly. Stay tuned for updates.... Dave Thomas http://www.nmsr.org
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Let's Examine the United Methodist Ban on Intelligent Design in Light of Church Teaching

I would like to consider the relevant resolutions as well as the foundations of Methodist theology, in the form of the Wesleyan Quadrilateral. Michael Flannery http://www.discovery.org/p/471
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Living Waters Will Have Its Houston Area Premiere, February 5, with Paul Nelson and Lee Strobel

Living Waters explores rivers and oceans to reveal spectacular displays of purpose and design in the animal kingdom. Evolution News & Views
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