Posts Tagged ‘Charles Darwin’

Evolution & Creationism, Religion in Public Schools

Tomorrow is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin. There has been a lot of interest in this important anniversary among the media, and some editors and reporters are using the occasion to re-examine the issue of teaching evolution in the public schools.

U.S. News & World Report asked Americans United Assistant Legal Director Richard B. Katskee to […] Read More

Evolution & Creationism

This Thursday is “Darwin Day,” an occasion when scientists all over the world will celebrate the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin.

Though Darwin’s theory of evolution certainly has a critically important place in the science community, it is also responsible for a decades-old crusade by Religious Right activists—who continue to push their fundamentalist agenda in the public school […] Read More