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1968 Supreme Court case of Epperson v. Arkansas

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http://www.cspan.org/Series/Washington-Journal.aspx

May 27, 2008
Rev. Barry Lynn, Americans United for Separation of Church & State, Executive Director and Edward Sisson, Intelligent Design Attorney have a discussion on the 1968 Supreme Court case of Epperson v. Arkansas. The 9-0 decision overturned an Arkansas law, which prohibited teachers in public schools from teaching, or using textbooks that teach, human evolution.


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TAGGED: CREATIONISM, EVOLUTION, LAW


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