Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Breaking news: Dover verdict comes in

The Dover judge ruled today that Intelligent Design cannot be taught in biology class of public schools in the area.dino skull
U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III wrote that the Dover, Pa. school board cannot require teachers "to denigrate or disparage the scientific theory of evolution" or "refer to a religious, alternative theory known as I.D."
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"We find that the secular purposes claimed by the Board amount to pretext for the Board's real purpose, which was to promote religion in the public school classroom, in violation of the Establishment Clause," Jones wrote.
The AP offers a smattering of other out-takes from the ruling here.


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