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SB 89 - Authorizes the Instruction of Origin of Life Theories from Multiple Religions - Indiana Key Vote

Jim Merritt, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-22) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes the Instruction of Origin of Life Theories from Multiple Religions

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes schools to offer religious theories of the origins of life.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes schools to provide instruction on religious theories of the origins of life, including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):   
    • Christianity;
    • Judaism;
    • Islam;
    • Hinduism;
    • Buddhism; and 
    • Scientology.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes the Instruction of Origin of Life Theories from Multiple Religions

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • James 'Jim' Banks (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Andrew 'Mike' Delph (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • P. Eric Turner (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
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