Secularists Angry Over Tennessee Evolution Bill

Wes Moore Creator, Tennessee Republican Governor Bill Haslam is under fire for supporting a bill passed by the Tennessee General Assembly that would “protect teachers who allow students to criticize evolution and other scientific theories, such as global warming,” reports Lucas Johnson of the Associated Press.[i]

The bill is not an endorsement of creation, intelligent design, or religion, nor does it ban the teaching of evolution in public school classrooms. In fact, according to Governor Haslam, “Nothing about the curriculum of the state of Tennessee will change, and the scientific standards won’t change.”

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