When the Oklahoma legislature adjourned sine die on May 25, 2012, no fewer than three legislative attempts to attack the teaching of evolution and of climate change were finally laid to rest. All three would have encouraged teachers in the public schools of the Sooner State to present the "scientific strengths and scientific weaknesses" of "controversial" topics such as "biological evolution" and "global warming."
May 26, 2012
GOP Legislature Sticks Up for Evolution, Climate Change
The National Center for Science Education, which describes itself as "the premier institution dedicated to keeping evolution and climate change in the science classroom and to keep out creationism and climate-change denial," is pleased at the inaction of the 2012 Oklahoma state legislature: