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Is There Any 'Creation Science' Left In Creationism Teaching Bill?

Whatever it does, the bill passed the Senate Tuesday. The AP reports it does allow the teaching of creationism in schools, but attorney Doug Masson doesn’t think so:

“It says not a thing about science. Maybe Mr. Davies got it wrong because some folks in the legislature don’t understand what the Second Reading Amendment did to the bill and are still talking about it as if it had something to do with science. But, as it is, it permits a comparative religion class on their beliefs about the origins of life. The prior bill referred to ‘creation science.’ That term was removed and now we’re talking about a straight up course about religious beliefs.”

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