Victory for evolution in Texas

Pop the champagne corks. The Texas Board of Education has unanimously come down on the side of evolution. In 14-0* vote, the board today approved scientifically accurate high school biology textbook supplements from established mainstream publishers–and did not approve the creationist-backed supplements from International Databases, LLC.

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  1. #1 LarianLeQuella
    July 26, 2011

    That asterisk is key! It was really a 8-0 vote, with the rest abstaining (and one member absent). Our fight for reality isn’t over by a long shot!

  2. #2 Ian
    July 27, 2011

    Thats quite surprising, even with an 8-0 vote with the rest abstaining. Who would have thunk it?

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