Controversy 2010

This is a supplementary Table of Contents for evolution controversies (legislative, bureaucratic, and judicial), state-by-state, and foreign, in 2010. For each topic listed below, articles are in chronological order, newest at the top. This is a sub-page of The Controversy, which has links to articles about such controversies of a general nature and about a few specific court cases.

For our articles from other years about such controversies, see Controversy 2008, and Controversy 2009, Controversy 2011, and Controversy 2012, and Controversy 2013, and Controversy 2014, and Controversy 2015, and Controversy 2016, and Controversy 2017. For other lists of articles, see the Site Map and Navigation Guide.

Clickable Index (Links to the article lists)
Anti-Science Activity: Australia [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Colorado [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Florida [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Georgia [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Ireland [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Israel [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Kansas [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Kentucky [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Louisiana [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Maine [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Mississippi [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Missouri [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Nebraska [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: New Jersey [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: New York [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: North Carolina [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Ohio [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Oklahoma [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Russia [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: South Carolina [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: South Dakota [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Tennessee [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Texas [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: United Kingdom [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Virginia [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Wisconsin [2010]
Anti-Science Activity: Wyoming [2010]

Anti-Science Activity: Australia [2010]
Australian Creationism: Crazy in Queensland
Australian Creationism: New South Wales
Australian Creationism: Queensland To Teach ID?
Australian Creationism: Two News Items

Anti-Science Activity: Colorado [2010]
Colorado Creationist Congressional Candidate
Colorado Creationism: The Battle Begins
Colorado’s Creationism & Theocracy Bill

Anti-Science Activity: Florida [2010]
Next year (separate page)
Florida Creationism: Signs and Portents
Another Florida Creationist for Congress
Creationist in Florida Congressional Race
Creationism in Gainesville, Florida
Florida Creationism: Pasco County Yet Again
Florida Creationism: Pasco County School Board
Florida: New Creationist School Board Candidate
Tampa Creationist Running for School Board
Ronda Storms: Her Most Rapturous Moment
Ronda Storms: 2010 Legislative Wrap-up
Ronda Storms & Prayer in Florida Schools
Florida’s Ronda Storms: Her Latest Crusade
School Prayer in Florida: March 2010 Update
Ronda Storms and Naked School Boys
Ronda Storms has a Primary Challenger
St. Petersburg, Fla. Swears In Creationist Mayor
Last year (separate page)

Anti-Science Activity: Georgia [2010]
Next year (separate page)
Creationist Rumblings in Georgia
Last year (separate page)

Anti-Science Activity: Ireland [2010]
Is This Blog Blasphemous in Ireland?

Anti-Science Activity: Israel [2010]
Israel’s Education Minister Fires Creationist Avital
Creationism in Israel: It’s Getting Farcical
Creationism in Israel: The Fury Increases
Creationism in Israel: Expel the Ignoramus!
Reactions to Creationism in Israel
Creationism in Israel — Oy!

Anti-Science Activity: Kansas [2010]
Kathy Martin of Kansas: Abstinence Queen
Kansas Creationist School Board Update 27 Oct ’10
Kansas Flashback: The Crazy Days
Kansas Drops Out of the Evolution Controversy
Kansas Creationist Election Results: 03 Aug 2010
Kansas Creationist School Board Update 24 Jul ’10
Creationist in Kansas Governor’s Race
Kansas Creationism: A Blast from the Past
Kansas, Creationism, and Republicans
Last year (separate page)

Anti-Science Activity: Kentucky [2010]
Next year (separate page)
Noah’s Ark: New Symbol of Southern Politics?
Editorial Opposes Gov. Beshear & Noah’s Ark
Ken Ham Announces Noah’s Ark Theme Park
Kentucky’s Governor Is a Flaming Idiot
Kentucky’s 2010 Creationism Bill Is Dead
Kentucky Creationism: New Bill for 2010

Anti-Science Activity: Louisiana [2010]
Next year (separate page)
Louisiana Approves Biology Textbooks
Louisiana’s Biology Imbroglio: Three Quotes
Committee of Louisiana’s BESE OKs Biology Books
Louisiana Creationism: Slime-Slinging Time
Barbara Forrest & the BESE Biology Book Brawl
Barbara Forrest Replies to Darrell White
Louisiana Creationism: Darrell White Speaks Out
Louisiana Creationism: Ask BESE to be Rational
Louisiana Creationism: One Honest Newspaper
Louisiana Evolution Book Decision on 7-9 December
Lucifer Laughs in Louisiana
Louisiana Creationism Committee Meets Today
Louisiana Creationists: “We want more ignorance!”
Klinghoffer: “You Caught Us. So What?”
Louisiana Creationism: Barbara Forrest Strikes Again
Bruce Chapman’s Louisiana Damage Control
Louisiana Creationism: World-Class Idiocy
Louisiana Creationism & Barbara Forrest
Louisiana Creationism: Dumber Every Day
Louisiana Creationism: It’s Coming Soon!
Louisiana Creationism, Gene Mills, & Barbara Forrest
Jack Chick on Louisiana’s Creationism Law
As the Gulf Gushes, Jindal & Creationists Pray
Barbara Forrest on the Lunacy in Louisiana
For Barbara Forrest Fans
Who Sucked the Brains out of Louisiana?
A Warning to Louisiana Creationists
Last year (separate page)

Anti-Science Activity: Maine [2010]
Paul LePage, Creationism, & Madness in Maine
Paul LePage’s Creationist Train Wreck in Maine
Paul LePage of Maine: Liar, Lunatic, or Drunk?
Creationism in Maine: The Calculus of Stupid
Creationist Running for Governor in Maine
Creationism in Maine Governor’s Race

Anti-Science Activity: Mississippi [2010]
Creationism, Horse Anatomy, & Gary Chism
Mississippi Creationism Bill: Editorial Appraisal
Mississippi Creationism Bill: It’s Dead, Jim
Mississippi Creationism: New Bill Filed for 2010
Last year (separate page)

Anti-Science Activity: Missouri [2010]
Next year (separate page)
Missouri Creationism Bill Goes Extinct
Legislation Watch: Missouri and South Carolina
Missouri Creationism: New Bill for 2010
Last year (separate page)

Anti-Science Activity: Nebraska [2010]
Creationism & Nebraska State School Board

Anti-Science Activity: New Jersey [2010]
New Jersey Rejects Creationism
New Jersey: A Creationist Education Commissioner?

Anti-Science Activity: New York [2010]
New York Senate Primary Election Results: 14 Sep ’10
Creationist US Senate Candidate from New York?

Anti-Science Activity: North Carolina [2010]
Billboard Madness in North Carolina, Part 2
Billboard Madness in North Carolina
Melissa Hussain: Her Side of the Controversy
Follow-Up on Suspended NC Science Teacher
North Carolina Science Teacher in Big Trouble

Anti-Science Activity: Ohio [2010]
Creationism & the Ohio State School Board
Last year (separate page)

Anti-Science Activity: Oklahoma [2010]
Next year (separate page)
Oklahoma’s Senator Josh Brecheen: Totally Crazed
Oklahoma’s Josh Brecheen: Creationist Cretin
Oklahoma Creationism: July 2010 Primary Results
Oklahoma Creationism: Governor’s Race and More
Last year (separate page)

Anti-Science Activity: Russia [2010]
It Was Inevitable: Creationism in Russia

Anti-Science Activity: South Carolina [2010]
South Carolina Creationism Bills Go Extinct
Legislation Watch: South Carolina, Going, Going …
Legislation Watch: Missouri and South Carolina

Anti-Science Activity: South Dakota [2010]
Creationist Candidate in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
South Dakota: America’s Dumbest State?

Anti-Science Activity: Tennessee [2010]
Next year (separate page)
Tennessee Governor’s Race: They’re All Creationists
Tennessee Governor’s Race: Incurable Creationism
Creationism in Tennessee Governor’s Race

Anti-Science Activity: Texas [2010]
Next year (separate page)
Texas SBOE Education Standards Challenged
Don McLeroy: The Troll Departs
Texas State School Board Results: Nov 2010
Texas State Board of Education Candidates Debate
Texas State School Board Choices: Nov 2010
Texas SBOE Election: Great Summary
Texas Governor Rick Perry: Hard-Core Creationist
Texas Textbook Lunacy: California Backlash
Texas SBOE: Marsha Farney or Judy Jennings?
Academia in the Closet on Texas Creationism
Texas SBOE Election: Beauty & the Beast
Afterthoughts: the Texas Textbook Travesty
There’s Crazy, and There’s Texas Crazy
Texas Creationism & Theocracy: Meeting Guide
Don McLeroy Sings: “We’re in the Bunker!”
Texas: An Ark-Load of Absurdity
Texas Theocracy: McLeroy Unleashed & Unhinged
Don McLeroy & Cynthia Dunbar: The Last Hurrah
Chaos Brewing for Texas SBOE 19 May Meeting
Lauri Lebo on the Texas Textbook Massacre
Creationism and the Campaign for Texas Governor
Marsha Farney’s Victory: What Does It Mean?
Don McLeroy Spins the Texas History Revisions
Texas SBOE Election Results: Farney or Russell?
Texas Creationism: A Hint of Sanity
Farney or Russell: Texas SBOE Runoff Getting Nasty
Texas Creationism Showdown: More Press Attention
Texas Theocracy: Gail Lowe Interviewed
Texas Creationism: The Press is Aroused
Texas SBOE Now in Governor’s Race
Texas Is Descending Into Madness
Texas SBOE Primary Runoff: 13 April
American History Revised in Texas
Texas Education: Embracing the Dark Ages
Discovery Institute Weeps for Don McLeroy
Texas SBOE: Post-Election Roundup (March 2010)
Texas: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
Texas SBOE Election Results: 02 Mar 2010
Texas SBOE Election: McLeroy vs Ratliff
Texas SBOE Elections on 02 March
Texas SBOE Elections: Wackos Exposed
Texas SBOE: Primary Election Picks
Texas, the Republican Party, & the World
Texas SBOE: Editorial on McLeroy v. Ratliff
The Theocratic Texas Republican Party Platform
Texas Board of Education: Dunbar’s Seat
Texas SBOE: Tim Tuggey vs. Ken Mercer
Texas Education: Creationism & Theocracy
Texas SBOE Election Update (09 Jan ’10)
Texas Board of Education: Ken Mercer’s Seat
Texas Creationism, Don McLeroy, & the Future
Last year (separate page)

Anti-Science Activity: United Kingdom [2010]
Next year (separate page)
What Brits Know About Charles Darwin
UK Creationism: The Noah’s Ark Zoo
Creationism in Northern Ireland: Institutional Insanity
Northern Ireland’s Axis of Ignorance
Northern Ireland’s Creationist Madness Escalates
Creationism in Northern Ireland Inspires Humor
Creationism in Northern Ireland
British Conservatives Oppose Creationism
UK’s Knighted Creationist Used Car Dealer
Last year (separate page)

Anti-Science Activity: Virginia [2010]
Creationism in Lynchburg Virginia’s City Council Race

Anti-Science Activity: Wisconsin [2010]
Creationist School Board Candidate in Wisconsin

Anti-Science Activity: Wyoming [2010]
Wyoming: Creationists Seek Top State Education Job
Wyoming Creationist Election Results: 17 Aug ’10
Creationist in Wyoming Governor’s Race