South Dakota bill would protect teachers who promote intelligent design. Look, we go to school to learn facts and everything associated with them. If you want to teach biblical nonsense (no offense to anyone, I just like using the word nonsense in conjunction with anything and everything because it amuses me) then do it in church. It doesn't belong in the classroom though, especially not because "evolution is just a 'theory'".

Also, as the article notes, what is being done in that state (and others) is "attempting to specifically protect the teaching of intelligent design, something that has already been determined to be unconstitutional following a bruising court defeat."

I swear, man. There's a reason other countries are doing way better when it comes to having intelligent citizens. It's because shenanigans like this don't fly. Believe what you want, just don't force it on my nieces and nephews and younger relatives. I have enough difficultly trying to deprogram them as it. (Because no, terrorists aren't everywhere and yes, global warming is happening.)

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Oh yeah, "stay tuned to Ars. Next Tuesday, we'll have two reporters at the Creation Museum to watch its founder debate Bill Nye, the Science Guy."