Re: Creationists win the schools in New Mexico

George Cooper (
Fri, 30 Aug 1996 15:21:09 -0700

Jonathan W. Hendry wrote:
> Last episode, dashing Bryant exclaimed:
> : I want to make sure that this thread's readers are made aware that I
> : (accidentally) exaggerated the gravity of the situation in NM.
> : Creationism is *not* mandated by the new school board
> : guidelines--evolution has simply been removed as a requirement for
> : biology classes. The issue of creationism is "left open" to the
> : individual teachers.
> Still not terribly constitutional, no?
> --
> Jonathan W. Hendry Views expressed herein do
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> or Lexis-Nexis

You think that it is not Constitutional for New Mexico to drop a
requirement that evolution must be taught? How bizarre. Which freedom
does dropping a restriction violate?