TITLE

Stating the Obvious

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Reports of the National Center for Science Education;Jan-Apr2006, Vol. 26 Issue 1/2, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that U.S. District Judge John E. Jones has stated the obvious in finding for a group of parents who had objected to the teaching of intelligent design in public school biology classes in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The author discusses the basis of the court's decision. The judge has said that intelligent design, the theory that living organisms are too complex to have developed without the aid of a designer, was not science but another form of biblical creationism. His decision offers clear guidance for other school districts and state education boards contemplating similar policies.
ACCESSION #
22644601

 

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