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Indiana senator's plan to teach creationism evolves

INDIANAPOLIS | The issue of teaching creationism in Indiana science classrooms will be on the legislative agenda when the General Assembly convenes in January — it just won't be called that.

December 04, 2012 11:15 am
Gregg pummels Pence in lively final debate

Gregg pummels Pence in lively final debate

FORT WAYNE | With a new poll showing his lead in the race for Indiana governor diminishing, Republican Mike Pence strayed from his well-rehearsed script Thursday and finally engaged Democrat John Gregg during their final debate.

October 25, 2012 8:00 pm Related

Top Dem warns of 'unwritten' GOP agenda

INDIANAPOLIS | State Democratic Party Chairman Dan Parker is warning Hoosiers that re-electing Republican majorities to the Indiana House and Senate will lead to divisive new laws on controversial social issues.

October 08, 2012 8:15 pm
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April 13, 2012 12:00 am

Indiana Legislature rejects 'crazy bills'

INDIANAPOLIS | As Gov. Mitch Daniels began signing legislation approved by the Indiana General Assembly into law last week, Statehouse leaders breathed a sigh of relief at what didn't end up on the governor's desk.

March 18, 2012 9:15 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Debate about evolution vs. Genesis is a non-sequitur

Galileo Gelilei proposed the theory of "heliocentrism" based on his scientific findings. However, Pope Urban VII, as spiritual head the Roman Catholic Church, believed as a matter of faith that the Earth, not the sun, was the center of our solar system. Consequently, Galileo was subjected to…

March 17, 2012 12:00 am

Stopping creationism vote was right; we still need to stop teaching evolution

I'm glad House Speaker Brian Bosma decided not to permit a vote on a bill requiring the teaching of creationism in Indiana's public schools. Teachers are already hogtied by mandates from the feds, the state and the unions. Let them be free to teach.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am
"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

Region views on science education

February 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

Jason Martin, Chicago | "I think so. Give kids a choice. There's always options; that's how their minds grow."

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

Michael Berg, Highland | "If so, it should be in high school and as an elective class."

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

Max Crim, Lowell | "No. I believe that religion and state shouldn't be together. That system would teach the wrong idea, and I grew up a Southern Baptist. Give the kids the opportunity to make up their own decision."

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

Marcus Hammonds, Munster | "I don't know if I would want to teach creationism, even though I'm a Christian. I think we should leave religious beliefs at home. It's something that should come from the home because of so many different beliefs."

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

Justin Richards, Highland | "No. It is not a scientific thing. If they choose to, then all theories should be taught. Creationism shouldn't be taught in a science class because it's not a science."

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

"Should creationism be taught alongside evolution in public schools?"

Judi Murry, Valparaiso | "I think yes. There should be options and not limits to one belief but to be open to all beliefs."

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
Bosma shelves creationism bill; IUN celebrates Darwin Day

Bosma shelves creationism bill; IUN celebrates Darwin Day

On the eve of today's celebration of Charles Darwin's birthday at IUN, the Indiana House speaker said he is shelving a bill that would have allowed public schools to teach creationism in science classes.

February 14, 2012 8:00 pm

Evolution is a religion for atheists, unlike creationism

Doug Ross' Jan. 31 column was in complete error. I must respectfully disagree with him. He said creationism should not be taught in schools because it has no scientific proof and because it is religion. Let me just examine those two claims.

February 10, 2012 12:00 am

Don't disparage people of faith during discussion of creationism

The Times has seen fit to allot Phil Wieland space for a 450-word diatribe against theology, religious institutions, people of faith, and somehow even managed to include the Tea Party. It's one thing to oppose the proposed law allowing Indiana schools to teach creationism, but it's quite ano…

February 07, 2012 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Creationism and football: What a combination

MARK KIESLING: Creationism and football: What a combination

Watching last night's Super Bowl made me think about Indiana's proposed bill that would require the teaching of creationism in the public schools.

February 06, 2012 12:00 am

Creationism bill may not get Indiana House vote

INDIANAPOLIS | A Senate-approved plan allowing public schools to teach creationism probably will not be voted on by the Republican-controlled House.

February 02, 2012 11:40 am
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