Monthly Archives: April 2017

“It’s like a return to the Flat Earth Society.”

The creationist-enabling bills that have been coasting through our state legislature are attracting negative attention lately. We certainly appreciate that a couple of recent articles are raising awareness about these horrible bills. (See the Instructional Materials bill ’17 blog category … Continue reading

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Instructional Materials bills: it’s not just about science

We’ve been working hard protesting against the passage of creationist-enabling bills in the state legislature that definitely will upset many school boards across the state when the reality of the bill’s purpose finally hits home. We’ve been highlighting the damage … Continue reading

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Marching for Science across Florida

The March for Science events across Florida were awesome! I attended the Space Coast March and I was genuinely excited to see how many folks attended. From the front of the march I could look back and see the mass … Continue reading

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It’s time to make a difference

Creationists, climate change deniers and anti-vaccine nuts are gloating. The instructional materials bill that will allow them to gum up the local textbook selection process and bully school boards into compromise passed its final House vote. Representatives approved it 94-25. … Continue reading

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Florida Citizens for Science on the March Saturday

Florida Citizens for Science officers and board members will be participating in March for Science events around the state Saturday. We hope to see you at one! President Jonathan Smith will be at the Tampa March. Vice President Joe Wolf … Continue reading

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“How could this go sideways?”

Thursday is probably our last realistic chance to put the brakes on, or at least challenge, the creationist and climate change denier’s dream bill: Instructional Materials bills SB 1210 and HB 989. (See our long list of blog posts on … Continue reading

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“The truth is going to be different based on your own experience and your own bias”

An article in today’s Naples Daily News reports on the textbook selection process going on right now in Collier County: Committee presents new textbooks, Collier school board to vote next month. Keep in mind that the Instructional Materials bills that we … Continue reading

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We’re educating the public and you can too

We’ve been working hard here at Florida Citizens for Science in an effort to stop the horrible instructional materials bills that are working their way through the state legislature. House Bill 989 and Senate Bill 1210 would give the green … Continue reading

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