You are here

Arkansas, 1937 - HB 440

A bill designed to repeal Initiated Act No. 1 of 1928, an antievolution law, passed in 1925.

On February 18, 1927, Representatives Adrian Coleman of Greene County and John E. Coates, J r., of Pulaski County introduced House Bill No. 440. This bill was referred to the Committee on Educa­tion which reported back to the House on February 23, 1927, with a recommendation that H.B. No. 440 should pass. H.B. No. 440 was placed on the House calendar but was not presented for further consid­eration by the House of Representatives

Tennessee, 1935 - HB 289


A bill designed to repeal HB 185 antievolution law, passed in 1925.
 

On January 25, 1935, Representative Anderson introduced House Bill No. 289. This bill was referred to the Com­mittee on Judiciary which recommended on February 19, that H.B. No. 289 pass. After being placed on third and final reading for passage on February 19, a motion to table the bill prevailed by a vote of 68 to 20. H.B. No. 289 was not presented for further con­sideration by the House of Representatives.

Tennessee, 1931 - HB 675


A bill designed to repeal HB 185 antievolution law, passed in 1925.
 

Tennessee, 1929 - HB 92


A bill designed to repeal HB 185 antievolution law, passed in 1925.
 

On January 15, 1929, Representative C. R. Morse introduced House Bill No. 92. This bill passed the first reading but a motion was made on January 16, to table H.B. No. 92. This bill was tabled by voice vote without being referred to a committee. H.B. No. 92 was not presented for further consideration by the House of Representatives.

Texas 1929 - HB 90

A bill to prevent teaching "as a fact that mankind evolved from a lower order of animals." Those who violated the bill would be charged a misdemeanor, fined and forced to vacate their position at the school. An attempt was made to rush the bill by calling the situation stated "creates an emergency and an imperative public necessity," trying to suspend further readings before being voted upon.

Arkansas, 1928 - Referendum Petition

A bill to ban the teaching of "the theory or doctrine that mankind ascended or descended from a lower order of animals." Violators would be charged a misdemeanor, fined and force to leave his position at the school.  

Alabama, 1927 - HB 1103

A bill to focus on preventing textbooks and teaching from textbooks that support evolution. Violators would be charged with a misdemeanor and would be fined and could be jailed.

Alabama, 1927 - HB 969

A bill to prohibit the teaching of evoluion and to penalize violators.

Florida, 1927 - HB 87

A bill to "prohibit the teaching as fact any theory that denies the existence of God, that denies the divine crea­tion of man, or to teach in any way atheism or infidelity , and to prohibit the use or adoption for use of any text book which teaches as fact any theory that denies the existence of God, that denies the divine creation of man, or that teaches atheism or infidelity , or that contains vulgar, obscene, or indecent matter, and provid­ing a penalty for the violation thereof." Violators would be fined.

Minnesota, 1927 - HB 837

A bill to ban "the teaching that mankind either descended or ascended from a lower order of ani­mals and the adoption or use of text-books which teach that mankind either descended or ascended from a lower order of animals in all the public schools, colleges, state teacher's colleges, and University of Minnesota." Violators would be charged a misdemeanor and fined.

Pages

Subscribe to general