Don't forget the 1981 creationism trial!
- McLean v. Arkansas Documentation Project
| In 1981, a remarkable court case in Arkansas pitted creationists
| against pastors, priests, teachers, and scientists. "McLean et
| al. vs. Arkansas" sought relief from Arkansas' Act 590, which
| mandated that evolutionary biology instruction be balanced
| with "creation science". Unlike the 1925 Scopes trial in
| Tennessee, the Arkansas court heard testimony from a large
| number of witnesses on both sides of the case. Judge Overton
| ruled in favor of the plaintiffs, and Act 590 was deemed
McLean v. Arkansas Board of Education
Decision by U.S. District Court Judge William R. Overton
- Todd, you wrote, in part:
> McLean v. ArkansasThe links was:
> Documentation Project
If I recall correctly, certain factual matters regarding that trial were
in dispute between Bert Thompson, Ph.D. (founder and former executive
director of Apologetics Press - http://www.apologeticspress.org).
Those matters, I believe, are mentioned in the exchange of letters
between Bert and myself that are reproducted on your website, Todd.