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2011-08-30 07:05:00

New book details 3-month investigation that found "no credible evidence" of fraud SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Tea Partiers flock to hear Sarah Palin speak in Iowa this Saturday, one conservative who identifies with the movement is busy shredding the "expert claims" that President Barack Obama's birth certificate is forged. And John Woodman insists that what might be seen by some as odd behavior for a conservative is, in fact, completely in harmony with...

2011-05-04 14:29:00

ATLANTA, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt's new book, "The Eichmann Trial," is gaining widespread recognition this spring, as it marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the world's first internationally televised trial. But the trial's biggest legacy, says the Emory University professor, is that victims of the Holocaust got to tell their stories to a worldwide audience. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2011-02-03 00:00:43

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has just dumped a lot of fuel on the fire of David Coppedge's discrimination lawsuit filed last year, in which Coppedge alleges discrimination because he was prevented from talking about intelligent design (ID). Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) February 2, 2011 NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has dumped a lot of fuel on the fire of a discrimination lawsuit by firing the employee who brought the suit, says Casey Luskin an attorney at the Discovery Institute....

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2011-01-28 09:50:00

The majority of public high school biology teachers are not strong classroom advocates of evolutionary biology, despite 40 years of court cases that have ruled teaching creationism or intelligent design violates the Constitution, according to Penn State political scientists. A mandatory undergraduate course in evolutionary biology for prospective teachers, and frequent refresher courses for current teachers, may be part of the solution, they say. "Considerable research suggests that...

2010-10-12 12:00:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Can you be an orthodox Darwinist and an orthodox theist? The plain answer is "no," according to God and Evolution: Protestants, Catholics and Jews Explore Darwin's Challenge to Faith, an important new book from Discovery Institute Press. The book provides a thorough examination of the conflict between belief in God and Darwin's theory of unguided evolution. In the century and a half since Charles Darwin first proposed his theory, Christians,...

2010-04-15 11:30:00

PASADENA, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supervisors at NASA's prestigious Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) illegally harassed and demoted a high-level computer system administrator for expressing support of intelligent design to co-workers, according to a discrimination lawsuit filed in California Superior Court. The lawsuit (court number #BC435600) was filed by David Coppedge, an information technology specialist and system administrator on JPL's Cassini mission to Saturn,...

2009-11-09 06:35:00

LACEY, Wash., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The evolution controversy rages hot as ever, with aggressive initiatives from popular secular scientists and best-selling authors like Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins in fighting deep-seated religious beliefs of Creationism and Intelligent Design. But according to Lawrence Wood, author of "Evolution's Fatal Flaw: The Inevitable Consequence of the Need to Ensure Species Survival" (published by iUniverse), evolutionists have failed to address evolution's...

2009-09-03 10:58:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC protested the decision of El Mundo, one of Spain's leading newspapers, to publish an interview with the notorious British Holocaust denier David Irving this weekend, as part of its coverage of the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. "David Irving has made a career out of lying," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "For El Mundo to bill a Holocaust denier as an 'expert' and 'innovative thinker' heaps shame...

2009-04-07 08:57:00

HDOT.org translated into Arabic, Farsi, Russian and Turkish ATLANTA, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Holocaust Denial on Trial (HDOT.org), a Web site founded by Emory University professor Deborah Lipstadt to teach about the dangers of Holocaust denial and demonstrate how deniers distort historical evidence of the Holocaust, is re-launching in four new languages: Arabic, Farsi, Russian and Turkish. These translations are designed to spread the original site's messages to areas where...

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2009-01-21 11:30:00

The Texas Board of Education convened a public hearing Wednesday on proposed new standards for the teaching of science in Texas classrooms. The issue receiving the most attention is whether the state will continue to require teachers and textbooks to cover both the strengths and weaknesses of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, The Dallas Morning News reports. Curriculum review committees composed of science teachers and academics have recommended Texas scrap its long-standing requirement...