THERE IS HOPE that Florida may not enact the anti-science, anti-evolution, pro-creationism legislation recently passed by that state’s Senate and currently awaiting action in the House. It’s not because sanity has been restored to Tallahassee; rather, they’re running out of time to accomplish their mischief.
In the Sarasota Herald-Tribune we read: Evolution bills in jeopardy as session nears end. Excerpts:
[We’d like to give you some excerpts from the news story, but that paper is being acquired by Stephens Media, and they’re suing bloggers who excerpt their content without permission. So you’ll have to click over there to read it for yourself.]
Your Curmudgeon interrupts to ask a question: If there is ambiguity about whether the Senate bill allows ID to be presented in class, an issue that is certain to be litigated, what will the courts do? They’re supposed to consider the intent of the legislature, but the creationists (like Ronda Storms) are concealing the purpose of the law. The Senate has voted to pass a bill, but they are apparently clueless about the bill’s purpose and effect. Bright folks. More from the article:
If this creationism-in-science-class law fails to get passed, it may be due to the fact that the lawmakers are even more incompetent that we thought.