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Posted Feb 9, 2017, 3:08 PM by Rob Dillon
Our attention has been called to a problematic bill pre-filed by three upstate representatives, Chumley (R-Spartanburg), Burns (R-Greenville) and Long (R-Spartanburg) “to promote academic freedom for public school teachers,” here:http://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess122_2017-2018/bills/3345.htmIs the language of this very brief bit of legislation so broad as to legalize creationism in the public school science class? That would require that the creationists admit what they’ve consistently denied for many years – that creationism is a religious doctrine – and appeal to the first amendment for protection where they have long insisted it did not apply.I guess we've reached tentative consensus that the intent of the sponsors is probably (?) only ...
Posted Feb 9, 2017, 2:49 PM by Rob Dillon
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