Category Archives for Bill Nye

Bill Nye: Can We Stop Telling Women What to Do With Their Bodies?

As soon as this week, the U.S. Supreme Court could decide whether it will hear a challenge to Texas’ restrictive anti-abortion law. Also this week, far-right politicians will continue to push the notion that Planned Parenthood should be defunded even if it means shutting down the federal government, a move that retiring Speaker John Boehner […]

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The Most EPIC Animated GIF Ever Created in the 4.5 Billion-Year History of the Earth

Offered without comment (via this Popular Science profile of friend of TFN, and last year’s EPIC Evening keynote speaker, Bill Nye the Science Guy).

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TFN’s Cameo in Tuesday Night’s Bill Nye-Ken Ham ‘Debate’

We were pleased to hear the Texas Freedom Network come up in Tuesday night’s “debate” between science advocate Bill Nye and creationist Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis. Ham brings TFN into the discussion in the clip above, but the full debate video is here. Here’s what Ham had to say about TFN: “Kathy Miller […]

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BNTSG at TFN’s EPIC Evening

Here it is, the entire Bill Nye the Science Guy speech at this year’s TFN’s EPIC Evening. Bill was in Austin to help us celebrate the DarWIN for science and to accept TFN’s Stand Up for Science award. Bill was supposed to speak for 20 minutes. He went on for almost an hour. No one […]

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An update on Bill Nye and EPIC Evening

Even in the fight to stand up for science, we’re reminded sometimes you lead, sometimes you follow, but you always go with the beat. As Gov. Ann Richards said about Ginger Rogers, she did everything Fred Astaire did, but she did it backwards and in high heels. So in that spirit, we’re asking you to […]

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EPIC Week for Bill Nye the Science Guy

Nice week if you can get it, no? First, our TFN’s EPIC Evening speaker BNtSG is the subject of a splashy NYT profile. Then he is named POTW on ABC. It was a BFD IMHO. Here’s the ABC vid:  

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Bill Nye for Texas State Board of Education. Please?

You should really spend a few minutes today reading this New York Times profile of Bill Nye the Science Guy published this week. The quotable, pro-science stuff in the NYT piece and in the accompanying video below got us thinking that Bill would make an excellent Texas State Board of Education member. OK, maybe a […]

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TFN and Bill Nye the Science Guy

If you were watching our Facebook page this week, you may have noticed a series of silhouetted pictures teasing a big announcement of this year’s celebrity guest for TFN’s EPIC Evening. Well, we’re very proud and honored to reveal that the person depicted by a silhouette in those images is Bill Nye the Science Guy. […]

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Texas Home School Coalition Convention to Feature Prominent Creationist Speaker

First, let’s make clear that the Texas Freedom Network doesn’t oppose the right of parents to educate their children at home. Nor does TFN oppose the right of private organizations to invite whomever they wish to speak to members at their convention. And finally, we realize that people choose to home-school their children for many […]

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