Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Reporters Say They Will Refuse to Testify in Dover Case
"Two York newspapers are appealing a judge's order for reporters to testify in the upcoming Dover Area School District intelligent design trial," reports Christina Kauffman of the York Dispatch.
"Bernhard-Bubb and Maldonado [the reporters ordered to testify, RSR] covered Dover Area School Board meetings last year when the board was discussing intelligent design. They quoted board members making religious statements that the board members now deny making...
"Both Bernhard-Bubb and Maldonado have stood by the accuracy of their articles. They have decided that, if necessary, they will [refuse to testify, and] be held in contempt of court... "