March 14, 2006

Where creationist battles are fought

An interesting little piece on Daily Kos today about the tendency of intelligent design creationists to target small towns—and the fiscal pain of the towns who agree to carry the banner for creationists. This has a long history, going back to John Scopes' test of Tennessee's anti-evolution law in Dayton, Tennessee, as a town boosterish sort of thing (See Edward Larson's Summer for the Goods for what I gather is now the standard history of that trial). But what happens if the game makes the town (or school district) pay?

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Posted in Education policy on March 14, 2006 9:06 AM |