This project cannot tell us how many students are taught evolution dogmatically and how many are studying it scientifically.
The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) is a non-profit group that has one primary mission: to censor minority scientific viewpoints on hot-button issues like evolution.
Nature may not make jumps, but Carl Bergstrom sure does.
A heresy might be true or it might be false, but part of its attraction lies in offering a rallying cry against the smirk of the mighty.
As a top science journal tells the story, the Galileo myth is relevant only to attack those who challenge the establishment consensus.