Massive effort by Darwinists barely derails "academic freedom" bill
Members of NCSE, NMSR, the New Mexico Academy of Sciences, and the Coalition for Excellence in Science and Math Education were on hand at the committee meeting to express their concern about the bill. Also, a legislative analysis reported (PDF) that the state Attorney General's office described HB 302 as "vulnerable to legal challenge on grounds that its definitions and application are unconstitutionally vague" and the Administrative Office of the Courts warned, "If enacted, HB 302 may result in litigation if the law is interpreted to provide teachers with the latitude to advance certain concepts, such as creationism or intelligent design, as science."
The Panda's Thumb also has an article about this.
After all these years, the Darwinists have made no headway against the fundies and other critics of evolution theory. The Darwinists are victims of their own "Red Queen hypothesis" -- they have to run hard just to stay in place.