"rightwing maniacs seek ban on evolution"
an ongoing battle here in georgia ( ranked mind you #49 in highschool S.A.T exams)
from the AP wires:
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Evolution stickers under fire in court case
By The Associated Press
IN THE BEGINNING...: Cobb County adopted new biology texts in
2002, and when some parents complained about the evolution
material, the school board voted to put stickers on the inside
covers telling students that evolution is "a theory, not a fact."
That prompted a lawsuit from several parents who called the
stickers an endorsement of religion.
A JUDGE WILL DECIDE: Whether the sticker amounts to a government
endorsement of religion. There is no jury in this case; a federal
district judge will decide.
WHERE WE ARE NOW: The trial enters its second day of testimony
Tuesday. The plaintiffs, the parents who want to remove the
stickers, say it will take at least two more days to present their
side, then Cobb County gets a crack. The trial should last most of
(Copyright 2004 by The Associated Press