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Oklahoma, 1927 - HB 81

Bill to prevent teaching evolution to any public funded schools, with fines imposed for any violations. 

Arkansas, 1927 - HB 34

Bill to prevent schools from teaching anything "that denies the story of divine crea­tion of man as taught in the Bible, and to teach instead that man descended from a lower order of animals, or any other source other than divine creation." Each offencse would be charged with a misdemeanor and fined for each day the bill is violated, as well as the instructor having their teaching license revoked.

 

Alabama, 1927 - HB 30

An act to prevent schools from teaching evolution. Those who would violate the act would be charged with a misdemeanor and fined.

On January 12, 1927, Reprsentative C.O. Thompson introduced House Bill No. 30. This bill, referred to the Judiciary Committee, was held by this committee and was not presented for further consideration by the House of Representatives.

Oklahoma, 1926 - Referendum Petition

Petition in regards to a vote on a Senate Bill that offered free textbooks to schools, but prevented the use of ones teaching evolution.

Louisiana, 1926 - HB 314

A bill that state it would be unlawful to allowin state-funded schools to teach "anything which is subversive of the creed, faith , doctrine or belief held by any pupil or which gives a preference to or discriminates against the church, sect or denomination to which he belongs, or the form of religious faith or worship to which he subscribes."

Alabama, 2015 - HB 592

Allows examining of strength and weaknesses of scientific concepts that might cause debate, such as "biological evolution, the chemical origins of life, and human cloning." "State Board of Education nor any local board of education, public school superintendent, public school principal, or public school administrator" can create and assist teachers, but can't interfere with anything the educator would choose to teach.

US Congress, 1926 - HR 9971

Amendment to prevent any discussion of evolution through radio broadcast, 

On July 3, 1926, during a discussion of House Resolution 9971 (Dill Radio Bill), a bill concerning the regulation of radio com­munications, Senator Cole Blease of South Carolina introduced an amend­ment. After some discussion the Senate rejected the amendment.

Louisiana, 1926 - HB 314

Bill that prevents public funded schools from any teaching "which is subversive of the creed, faith , doctrine or belief held by any pupil or which gives a preference to or discriminates against the church, sect or denomination to which he belongs, or the form of religious faith or worship to which he subscribes." Violators would be charged with a misdemeanor and fined.

Louisiana, 1926 - HB 279

An act to prevent public funded schools and universities from teaching or using textbooks that support "that mankind either de­scended or ascended from a lower order of animals." Those who violate the act would be charged with a misdemeanor and charged a fine.

Louisiana, 1926 - HB 208

A bill to prevent atheists from both teaching or using publicly funded school property to lecture on. Violation of act would result in a misdemeanor and be penalized. 

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