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On This Date in Legal History

Louisiana passed the” Creationism Act,” also known as the “Balanced Treatment for Creation-Science and Evolution-Science in Public School Instruction Act.” The law forbade the teaching of evolution, unless creationism was taught as well, in public elementary and secondary schools. Parents, … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

Louisiana passed the” Creationism Act,” also known as the “Balanced Treatment for Creation-Science and Evolution-Science in Public School Instruction Act.” The law forbade the teaching of evolution unless creationism was taught as well, in public elementary and secondary schools. Parents, … Continue reading

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Louisiana’s Creationism Act Was Found Unconstitutional

Louisiana passed a law, the” Creationism Act,” also known as the “Balanced Treatment for Creation-Science and Evolution-Science in Public School Instruction Act.”  The law forbade the teaching of evolution unless creationism was taught, as well, in public elementary and secondary … Continue reading

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