Wednesday, March 14, 2007


Missouri: The Door Slams Shut

The Missouri House briefly adopted an amendment to a bill on education matters that would have made it impossible for school districts to stop teachers from presenting their own opinions on issues in their classrooms.

According to The Columbia Tribune, the amendment was adopted with minimal debate, but later stripped from the bill after legislators realized that it could open the door to a variety of controversial subjects, ranging from contraception to intelligent design theories about the origin of life.


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