August 1st, 2005

wtf, double u tee eff

Sun stops for Jesus

August 1, 2005
Bible Course Becomes a Test for Public Schools in Texas

HOUSTON, July 31 - When the school board in Odessa, the West Texas oil town, voted unanimously in April to add an elective Bible study course to the 2006 high school curriculum, some parents dropped to their knees in prayerful thanks that God would be returned to the classroom, while others assailed it as an effort to instill religious training in the public schools.

...a growing chorus of critics says the course, taught by local teachers trained by the council, conceals a religious agenda. The critics say it ignores evolution in favor of creationism and gives credence to dubious assertions that the Constitution is based on the Scriptures, and that "documented research through NASA" backs the biblical account of the sun standing still.
Source: NY Times

sun... stands... still...??? no evolution?! !


*head explodes*
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