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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.

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.

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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.

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2009-01-02 00:45:00

Critics of earlier drafts say the final draft of the Texas science curriculum will provide students with a 21st century education, especially on evolution.

2008-10-02 12:03:50

British law enforcement officials, acting at the request of German authorities, arrested a leading Holocaust denier as he landed at London Heathrow Airport. Fredrick Toben was held for publishing "anti-Semitic and/or revisionist" material from 2000-04, The Times of London reported.

2008-08-02 03:00:08

By Lorentzen, Laura I don't remember when I first learned about the theory of evolution, but nowadays I find myself reading of it a great deal in the popular press and hearing it discussed in the media.

2008-07-03 12:00:20

By Terrence Stutz, The Dallas Morning News Jul.

2008-06-16 21:00:08

By George Pyle On his deathbed, Henry David Thoreau was supposedly asked, "Have you made your peace with God?" To which the great American philosopher replied, "We have never quarreled." Kenneth R. Miller has no quarrel with God.

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2008-05-20 08:45:00

In many ways, much has changed since the famous Scopes Monkey trial of 1925. In recent years, US courts have consistently ruled that teaching explicitly religious alternatives to evolution in public schools is a violation of the Establishment Clause of the Constitution. But in a new essay published in the open-access journal PLoS Biology, political scientist Michael Berkman and his colleagues show that despite these many legal victories, a surprising number of public high school biology...


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