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NASA Employee Was Not Fired For His Beliefs: Judge
2012-11-02 12:35:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A judge has determined that a former computer specialists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory was not let go because he advocated his belief in intelligent design while at work. David Coppedge worked on NASA's Cassini mission to explore Saturn for 15 years, until he was fired by the space agency in 2011. Coppedge claimed he was demoted in 2009, then fired for engaging his co-workers in conversations about intelligent design and for...

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2012-03-13 09:17:13

A NASA computer specialist who was fired for expressing his belief in intelligent design, will now face his former employer in court, suing for wrongful termination. David Coppedge, who worked as team leader on the Cassini project at NASA´s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, claims he was discriminated against because he engaged his co-workers in conversations about intelligent design and handed out DVDs on the controversial subject while at work. Intelligent design is the belief that a...

2012-01-31 18:51:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bill approved today by the Indiana Senate to allow the teaching of creationism in public schools is being criticized as bad science education by Discovery Institute, the nation's leading intelligent design think tank. If made law, Indiana Senate Bill 89 (SB89) would allow creationism, a religious view on the origin of species, into the Hoosier state's biology classrooms. In 1987, the Supreme Court struck down similar...

2011-12-02 09:23:00

Author Ivan Schwab traveled around the globe for answers to the wondrous ocular evolution NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oxford University Press announced today the publication of Evolution's Witness: How Eyes Evolved, a riveting account of the remarkable ocular evolution in species on earth over a period of 3.75 billion years. It was written by Dr. Ivan R. Schwab, a renowned ophthalmologist and professor at the University of California, Davis. While studies...

2011-11-21 18:17:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An LA County Superior Court Judge ruled Friday that a jury will decide whether NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) unlawfully discriminated against a former employee for discussing the scientific theory of intelligent design (ID) at work. According to the Discovery Institute, David Coppedge, a 14-year JPL veteran and team lead computer administrator on the Cassini Mission to Saturn, was demoted for lending ID-related DVDs to coworkers,...

Creationism Vs Evolution - The Battle Continues In The UK
2011-09-21 05:17:06

  In an effort to curb the teaching of Creationism and Intelligent Design (ID) in British public schools, scientists have called on the government to toughen its guidance on their promotion in classrooms. The effort led by prominent scientists, including the naturalist David Attenborough and Richard Dawkins (an atheist), accuses religious fundamentalists as portraying Creationism and ID as scientific theory. They claim it is unacceptable to teach creationism and ID, whether it...

2011-09-12 16:24:00

DALLAS, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2005 President George W. Bush gave an intellectual push to a scientific challenger of Darwinian evolution called intelligent design. Since that time many peer reviewed scientific and popular level articles and materials advocating intelligent design have been produced, according to the Discovery Institute. The latest is Metamorphosis: The Beauty and Design of Butterflies. Metamorphosis gets its title from the mind-blowing magical routine...

2011-08-29 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state-run California Science Center (CSC) has paid $110,000 to settle a lawsuit by American Freedom Alliance (AFA) against CSC for violating AFA's First Amendment free speech rights to advocate intelligent design (ID), according to Discovery Institute. As part of the settlement, the CSC also has invited AFA to present the ID event it previously cancelled. CSC rented its IMAX theater to AFA to show Darwin's Dilemma, a science...

2011-04-05 00:00:28

New book explains why "ËœGod Is'"¦and "Ëœevolution isn't' Longwood, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 While many scientists claim there is no God, science itself keeps proving the existence of a Creator"”and bears undeniable evidence of a universe with "intelligent design." GOD IS! why evolution isn't ($16.99, paperback, 9781612156200; $26.99, hardcover, 9781612156217) by A. Arthur Pinno demonstrates how the nature/character of God is the death knell to the...

2011-03-31 01:57:15

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and Union College (Schenectady, N.Y.) have found that people's death anxiety can influence them to support theories of intelligent design and reject evolutionary theory. Existential anxiety also prompted people to report increased liking for Michael Behe, intelligent design's main proponent, and increased disliking for evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins The lead author is UBC Psychology Asst. Prof. Jessica Tracy with co-authors Joshua...