Opening Statements

This morning, Eric Rothschild, a member of the legal team representing eight families in the Dover Area School District, outlined how the ACLU will demonstrate the religious intent behind the decision of the Dover Area School Board to incorporate intelligent design into the District’s 9th grade science curriculum.

Patrick Gillen, counsel for the Dover Area School Board, countered that the case is “not about a religious agenda.” Gillen comes to Pennsylvania from the Thomas More Law Center, defined on their website as a “a not-for-profit public interest law firm dedicated to the defense and promotion of the religious freedom of Christians,”

Read the AP story on today’s opening statements.

Washtington Post Science Section weighs in on evolution…
New Analyses Bolster Central Tenets of Evolution Theory
“Pa. Trial Will Ask Whether ‘Alternatives’ Can Pass as Science”
By Rick Weiss and David Brown
Washington Post Staff Writers

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