This sort of behavior is not new. In 2004, the University of Helsinki (Finland) cancelled some scheduled talks by Discovery Institute fellows Paul Nelson and Richard Sternberg.
There is some evidence that once again, the diapason of opinion is being changed. The claims of intelligent design are too insistent and too plausible to be frivolously dismissed.
The only problem is that the Times story seems to have created a supply problem.
Here’s a book for kids that concocts a story about how the church and religious ideologues supposedly persecuted Darwin
That’s the CSC which had to shell out $110,000 to settle a viewpoint-discrimination lawsuit over the Center’s canceling a screening of Darwin’s Dilemma.