Thursday, January 12, 2006
Eric Rothschild: Kansas the Next Battleground
"Kansas is obviously one of the next battlegrounds over the issue of teaching evolution," Dover Plaintiff's attorney Eric Rothschild told the Philadelphia Jewish Exponent.
Efforts to curtail the teaching of evolution have led to a breakdown in the separation of church and state. Opposition to evolution, he asserted, essentially espouses a particular religious viewpoint.
"It is an issue of separating science and religion," he explained. "They are two different ways of knowing, both of which are valid, but don't overlap."