Thursday, February 17, 2005
Sticker Shock Strikes Tennessee
Associated Press reports that "Wyatt Bunker, a Shelby County, Tennessee school board member is proposing that schools put a disclaimer sticker about evolution on high school biology textbooks. Bunker, who believes the Bible is the inerrant word of God, said he's concerned that the texts teach students only scientific theories about evolution and ignore religious creationism beliefs.A sticker he proposed at a board meeting Tuesday would read: "This textbook contains material on scientific theories about creation. There are many scientific and religious theories about the nature and diversity of living things. All theories should be approached with an open mind, studied carefully and critically considered."