Federal judge rules evolution disclaimer in textbook unconstitutional

[JURIST] US District Court Judge Clarence Cooper has ruled that the Cobb County School District [official website] in Atlanta must remove an evolution disclaimer inside textbooks. The stickers inside the science books stated "Evolution is a theory not a fact." Judge Cooper said the stickers violated the Establishment Clause [UMKC Law backgrounder] of the US Constitution. The case was brought by parents in Cobb County and the Georgia ACLU [advocacy website] who argued the stickers violated the constitutional separation of church and state. Read the US District Court order [PDF]. CNN has more.



 

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