Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s pick as secretary of education, has funded groups that champion “intelligent design,” a sophisticated outgrowth of creationism. Science educators worry that she could use her bully pulpit to undermine the teaching of evolution in public schools.
Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) is off traveling in London — officially on a state-paid trip to promote trade. But the potential Republican presidential candidate did make big news, when he said he’d “punt” on the question of whether he believed in evolution — and then said he did believe in the “evolution” of trade from Wisconsin’s products.
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The Missouri State Assembly may soon face a vote on one of the real issues of our time: teaching evolution in public schools. That’s right, apparently William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow didn’t already put this one to bed in 1925. Rep. Rick Brattin, a Missouri state assemblyman, is set to introduce a bill that will give […]
A new Pew Research poll is getting a lot of attention because it shows the share of Republicans who believe in evolution has declined 11 percent since 2009, down to just 43 percent. In 2009, 54 percent said that human beings had “evolved over time.” A quick poll of 2008 Republican candidates for president found that […]