It’s this type of stuff Louisiana has decided is fact

First, you gotta read this:

This chapter is a revision of that which originally was published after one of my creation conferences by Colonial Hills Baptist Church in East Point, Georgia sometime in the early 1970’s. It also has been part of well over a hundred conferences in many states and several countries. For years it was part of my class notes for Genesis 1-11 entitled “In the Beginning,” for Central Baptist Seminary in Minneapolis where I was Director of Graduate Studies. It describes my abrupt awakening to the requirement by the catastrophic contents of the Book of Job that I recognize a post-Noahic flood, thoroughly Biblical, ice “age” catastrophe.

That’s right.. Job is writing about the Ice Age…Bernard E. Northrup (ThD, no relation to a PhD in sciences) was no doubt an devoted follower of God and by all accounts, a very pastoral man. But he is wrong in his Creationism and while a doctor of theology, he was not a doctor of geology, archeology, or other -ologies related to the actual age of the earth.

And now, Louisiana

The Louisiana state Senate Education Committee rejected a move to repeal the state’s Science Education Act on Wednesday, handing a defeat to opponents who have criticized the law for essentially allowing the teaching of creationism in science class.

Under the law, public school teachers are permitted to introduce “supplemental textbooks and other instructional materials to help students understand, analyze, critique, and review scientific theories in an objective manner.” While the Science Education Act says teachers may not “promote any religious doctrine,” it contains no specific ban on the teaching of creationism. Teachers and local school boards also aren’t required to obtain prior approval from the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education before introducing supplemental material, the Associated Press reports.

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Bobby Jindal, putting the stupid in the stupid party

“Bottom line, at the end of the day, we want our kids to be exposed to the best facts. Let’s teach them about the big bang theory, let’s teach them about evolution, let’s teach them — I’ve got no problem if a school board, a local school board, says we want to teach our kids about creationism, that people, some people, have these beliefs as well, let’s teach them about ‘intelligent design.’”

via Louisiana governor: I’ve got no problem with creationism in public schools | The Raw Story.

I know, right… I should call anyone stupid. I’m not, technically. I’m just saying that with all of his stupid actions, and his continued support of Creationism — which is not fact, nor logic, nor good theology — he is really helping his party along to finishing just behind the Green Party in 2016.

 

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Louisiana Gov. Jindal really presses that separation of Church and State thing

Yesterday, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) appeared at the First Baptist Church of West Monroe to sign HB 636, a measure that “requires women to be informed of their specific legal rights and options before they undergo an abortion procedure.”

Louisiana Gov. Signs Anti-Choice Bill, Likens Women who Receive Abortions to Criminals | Truthout.

The article makes mention that Jindal compared women who received abortion to criminals. I’m not sure that was the actual intent, as it seems to me that he is was meaning and clearly stating that if criminals get basic information, then so should women – by law. But that is not the point of my post.

My post is on the notion of signing legislative bills at a place of worship.

Isn’t that pushing it just a little bit?

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