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Tennessee Bill Helps Teachers Challenge Evolution 735

sciencehabit writes "In a 70-28 vote yesterday, the Tennessee House of Representatives passed HB 368 (PDF), a bill that encourages science teachers to explore controversial topics without fear of reprisal. Critics say the measure will enable K-12 teachers to present intelligent design and creationism as acceptable alternatives to evolution in the classroom. If the bill passes, Tennessee would join Louisiana as the second state to have specific 'protection' for the teaching of evolution in the classroom."
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Tennessee Bill Helps Teachers Challenge Evolution

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  • Nice! (Score:5, Funny)

    by Anonymous Coward on Friday April 08, 2011 @10:10AM (#35756820)

    Now the students can write "God did it" on every question without the fear of getting a bad grade.

  • by Bemopolis ( 698691 ) on Friday April 08, 2011 @11:19AM (#35758016)

    Full disclosure: I am a Bible thumper, and I have friends who believe in intelligent design who are atheists. Intelligent design does not predicate a deity.

    So you have stupid friends. All that tells me is that your friendships are unintelligently designed.

    As for your inability to realize what a "theory is", please test your god by jumping off a goddam cliff. That'll show that theory of gravity (or, more exactly, *theories* of gravity. Be sure to deny all of them on your way down.) Oh, and be sure to take your Bible, so it can go thump one last time.

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