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Ten Major Court Cases about Evolution and Creationism

1. In 1968, in Epperson v. Arkansas, the United States Supreme Court invalidated an Arkansas statute that prohibited the teaching of evolution. The Court held the statute unconstitutional on the grounds that the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does not permit a state to require that teaching and learning must be tailored to the principles or prohibitions of any particular religious sect or doctrine.

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NCSE's Rosenau in the Portland Tribune

After the Portland, Oregon, board of education adopted a resolution on climate change education that called (PDF) for the elimination of instructional material "that is found to express doubt about the severity of the climate crisis or its root in human activities," NCSE's Josh Rosenau wrote a column for the Portland Tribune (June 2, 2016) to put the resolution in context.

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Welcome to NCSE's new website!

Welcome to NCSE's new website! As you will see (as Ann Reid explains in detail in a new blog post), NCSE.com has not only been modernized and streamlined but also optimized to work with your phone or mobile device. All the great content and resources are still there for you, but the navigation and search functions have been improved.

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Voices for Climate Change Education

Many leading scientific and educational groups have expressed support for teaching climate change in college, high school, grade school and informal settings. Here are some of their statements:

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Supporting Climate Change Education

What can you do to support climate change education in your local community?

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Rush Limbaugh: "Why are there still apes?"

Panda's Thumb - Sun, 2016-06-05 00:39
Media Matters reports that talk-show host Rush Limbaugh said on his May 31st, 2016 show By the way, you know there’s another factor in this, Snerdley? A lot of people think that all of us used to be apes. Don’t doubt me on this. A lot of people think that all of us used to be gorillas. And they’re looking for the missing link out there. The evolution crowd. They think we were originally apes.... Dave Thomas http://www.nmsr.org
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Dembski on his "Disillusion with Fundamentalism"

Panda's Thumb - Sun, 2016-06-05 00:39
On May 30, 2016, Bill Dembski announced: I had the opportunity at the end of this month (May 2016) to update an interview I did four years ago at TheBestSchools.org. What I was dealing with in The End of Christianity is a more narrow problem, namely, how to account for evil within a Christian framework given a reading of Genesis that allows the earth and universe to be billions, rather than merely thousands, of... Dave Thomas http://www.nmsr.org
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Software Engineer Opening Available

Panda's Thumb - Sun, 2016-06-05 00:39
The Cartwright Lab at Arizona State University is looking for a Software Engineer to be part of a team developing software related to bioinformatics and phylogenomics. To apply visit http://links.asu.edu/job-23154BR. (Job ID is 23154BR.) The closing date is June 10th at 3PM Arizona Time. Requisition ID: 23154BR Job Title: Associate Scientific Software Engineer Salary Range: $51,100–$60,000 per year; DOE Close Date: 10-June-2016 The Biodesign Center for Personalized Diagnostics is seeking an Associate Scientific Software Engineer... Reed A. Cartwright http://dererumnatura.us/
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Fetal Stem Cells -- Another Case Study in Media Hype

This is a warning about investor trawling, media hype, and the realities attendant to regenerative medicine. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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The Darwinian Origins of Euthanasia Advocacy

Everything in ethics, every single weighty cultural issue I can think of, hinges on the question of biological origins. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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In Reversing Stroke Damage, a Stunning Success for "Anti-Science"?

Once again the damned-with-faint-praise field of adult stem cell research seems headed toward significant treatment breakthroughs. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Peppered Moths, an Evolutionary Icon, Are Back

Readers of Evolution News are probably familiar with -- perhaps even bored with -- the classic story of peppered moths. Jonathan Wells http://www.discovery.org/p/41
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Alfred Russel Wallace -- Intelligent Design's Lost Ancestor, Now Found

Michael Flannery casts Wallace as a "prophet," in the Greek sense, one who interprets the text of nature. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Even Elephants Recognize that Humans Are Exceptional

Apparently Ben, an injured elephant, knew something that a lot of humans deny or want to forget. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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In Time for Michael Behe's Book Anniversary, Here's a Real Mousetrap in the Cell

A molecular machine mimics the actions of an irreducibly complex device, the mousetrap. Evolution News & Views
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Forming Strong Bones Is an Irreducibly Complex Process

Without Vitamin D, our earliest ancestors wouldn't have been able to absorb enough calcium to build up their bones and survive within the laws of nature. Howard Glicksman
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Killing Harambe -- An Intelligent Design Perspective

Sensitive people should not dismiss the intuitive response, mourning the destruction of a magnificent and rare monument to nature's design. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Shared Errors: An Open Letter to BioLogos on the Genetic Evidence, Cont.

Are not such harmful, shared mutations analogous to identical typos in the term papers handed in by different students? Cornelius Hunter
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Here's What Happens When You Eliminate Science's Spiritual Foundations

Warning signs of a coming irrationalism are hard to miss. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Foundational Question: Is Intelligent Design Science?

It's long been said that the path to the right answers lies in asking the right questions. Steve Laufmann
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