Scopes Trial

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Name: Scopes Trial
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

The war on high school history classes is a whole new level of dumb Jeb Lund

The Jefferson County school board doesn’t even have the decency to be a novel form of dumb. Photograph: Rick Wilking/ReutersThis year, in Advanced Placement American History courses all across the nation, students will learn details about America that ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Public Schooling: War without End

Students in Jefferson County, Colorado began walking out of school last week to protest a proposal to ensure that the Advanced Placement program’s history classes "promote citizenship, patriotism ... (and) respect for authority." Simultaneously, the nation ... [Published Town Hall - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Creationist redux: Answers to critics of evolution

Perhaps Montana is going to do a replay of the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925? One would hope we’ve moved past that farce, but apparently not.I don’t have enough space to refute every inaccuracy thrown at my recent letter to the editor regarding evolution, ... [Published Daily Inter Lake - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Stephen Hawking Says 'There Is No God,' Confirms He's An Atheist

Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe OnlineThe debate between science and religion has been raging nearly as long as there has been science or religion. From Galileo Galilei ’s house arrest in the 1600s to the Scopes Trial in 1925 and all the way ... [Published Red Orbit - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Natural selection: Keep faith in science

In 1925, a Tennessee high school teacher was convicted of what was then the crime of teaching evolution.In 1926, the Tennessee Supreme Court overturned that "Scopes Monkey Trial" verdict and the $100 fine it imposed on the grounds that the jury, not the ... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Why Robert Pittenger is essentially correct about discrimination

On Sept. 8, Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) was asked by ThinkProgress' Alice Ollstein after a town hall meeting in Ballantyne about whether he supported laws to protect gays in the workplace. He responded, “You need to respect the autonomy of somebody running ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Why some GOP actions have racial undertones

The religious right is a major component of today’s Republican Party.Supporters say it became a political movement because evangelicals opposed the 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision to allow limited abortions. However, history disputes that claim, sheds light ... [Published St. George Spectrum - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

C.J. Marshall: Signfica: What price, censorship?

Back in my college days, I got my first taste of what it was like to have someone demand a book be removed from a class.I was going to the Williamsport Area Community College (now Penn College of Technology) at the time and was taking a literature course. ... [Published Daily and Sunday Review - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Playhouse returns to Dayton for new performances

MainStreet Dayton and The Scopes Festival bring Cumberland County Playhouse’s [CCP] productions of “Smoke on the Mountain” and “A Sanders Family Christmas” to the historic Scopes Trial courtroom at Rhea County Courthouse this September and November.“Smoke ... [Published Rhea County Online - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Smoke, Sanders to visit Dayton

MainStreet Dayton and The Scopes Festival bring Cumberland County Playhouse’s productions of Smoke on the Mountain and A Sanders Family Christmas to the historic Scopes Trial Courtroom of Rhea County Courthouse this September and November. Smoke on the ... [Published Crossville Chronicle - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Cumberland County Playhouse's 'SMOKE,' and 'SANDERS' Coming to Dayton this Fall

MainStreet Dayton and The Scopes Festival bring Cumberland County Playhouse's productions of Smoke on the Mountain and A Sanders Family Christmas to the historic Scopes Trial Courtroom of Rhea County Courthouse this September and November. Smoke on the ... [Published Broadway World - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

The God Particle

E arlier this year, one of America’s most beloved advocates of science—the bow-tied man many millennials fondly remember as Bill Nye “the Science Guy” (which was also the name of his mid-’90s children’s show)—visited one of evangelicalism’s most polarizing ... [Published Relevant Magazine - Aug 27 2014]

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...Practices and Evaluation at the state DepartmentDepartment of Education, told the state board that the proposed change was not only redundant but "misleading because it gives the impression that evolution is still being questioned."
...One section contained John F Kennedy's inauguration address, the one in which he made his famous statement "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." There was even "The Declaration of Independence," the document most Americans consider to be the greatest piece of writing this country has ever pro...
...church similar to Mount Pleasant, and the authors take us on a nostalgic trip “back home” – and a visit with a family of unforgettable characters. "We hope this is just the beginning of Playhouse shows in Dayton." said Crabtree, with Festival Chair Tom Davis agreeing
Kilmeade: Jamestown Colonists Didn't Say "Let's Not Bother The Indians, Let's Not Even Make A Fire ... Until We Solve This Global Warming Crisis"

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The war on high school history classes is a who... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 22 hours ago]
Public Schooling: War without End [Published Town Hall - Sep 29 2014]
Creationist redux: Answers to critics of evolution [Published Daily Inter Lake - Sep 28 2014]
Stephen Hawking Says 'There Is No God,' Confirm... [Published Red Orbit - Sep 27 2014]
Natural selection: Keep faith in science [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Sep 27 2014]
Why Robert Pittenger is essentially correct abo... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 25 2014]
Why some GOP actions have racial undertones [Published St. George Spectrum - Sep 24 2014]
C.J. Marshall: Signfica: What price, censorship? [Published Daily and Sunday Review - Sep 14 2014]
Raleigh Slawson: 1914-2014; Northwood man was w... [Published Toledoblade.com - Sep 14 2014]
Playhouse returns to Dayton for new performances [Published Rhea County Online - Sep 13 2014]
Dayton Herald in 1933 [Published Rhea County Online - Sep 12 2014]
Smoke, Sanders to visit Dayton [Published Crossville Chronicle - Sep 11 2014]
Cumberland County Playhouse's 'SMOKE,' and 'SAN... [Published Broadway World - Sep 09 2014]
Our Campus: Irving K. Barber Learning Centre is... [Published University of British Columbia Ubyssey - Sep 02 2014]
Christian Conservatives Ponder A ‘Babylonian Ex... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 31 2014]
The Idle American: Salt Back in Season?... (Col... [Published Mason County News - Aug 29 2014]
The God Particle [Published Relevant Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
America’s Christian conservatives ponder a ‘Bab... [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 24 2014]
'Green News Report' - July 1, 2014 [Published The BRAD BLOG - Jul 01 2014]
A counter to scientific denialism: ASAP Science... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 14 2014]
The Trial That Saved A Town [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 08 2014]
Fired HGTV hosts, Benham Bros., say evolution i... [Published AMERICAblog News - May 21 2014]
You Can’t Make This Stuff Up [Published Balloon Juice - May 21 2014]
Big Creationist Fight Breaks Out At Christian C... [Published Wonkette - May 20 2014]
Bigot Twins: Satan Overturned The Guilty Verdic... [Published Wonkette - May 20 2014]
Illiberal Liberalism [Published Policy Review - Apr 09 2014]
From Monkeys to Nuclear Energy in Rhea County [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - Apr 08 2014]
Bryan College could lose faculty over creationism [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 05 2014]
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'Green News Report' - July 1, 2014 [Published The BRAD BLOG - Jul 01 2014]
  IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Big Coal baron says Obama's 'evil', attacks wildly popular new EPA emissions standards; CNBC busted seeking climate change deniers; PLUS: Acting on climate and clean energy would boost global ...
A counter to scientific denialism: ASAP Science... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 14 2014]
Science, technology, engineering and math , aka STEM, are key areas of knowledge for the 21st century. Heck, they were key in the 20th century, too! Remember JFK and the moon challenge as well as his tribute to science on the 100th anniversary of ...
The Trial That Saved A Town [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 08 2014]
Rachel Maddux visits Dayton, Tennessee, to check out the town’s annual Scopes Festival , which celebrates the famous trial over the teaching of evolution in public schools that took place there. She finds that the episode just wasn’t about religion: ...
Fired HGTV hosts, Benham Bros., say evolution i... [Published AMERICAblog News - May 21 2014]
In the “HGTV is thanking their lucky stars” category, religious right wondertwins Jason and David Benham, sons of anti-abortion firebrand Flip Benham, wrote on their blog earlier this month that evolution is “Satan’s toheld” in America’s schools. ...
You Can’t Make This Stuff Up [Published Balloon Juice - May 21 2014]
The New York Times reports today about a fundamentalist Christian college courting controversy from within by changing the statement of belief its faculty must sign.  Here’s the nub of the matter for Bryan College — named for Scopes Trial/Cross of ...
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