Texas BOE: Here We Go Again

Young earth creationist Don McLeroy is no longer the chairman of the Texas Board of Education, but his replacement, Barbara Cargill, is just as bad. Here she is complaining that the state science curriculum doesn’t teach “another side to the theory of evolution.”

Our intent, as far as theories with the [curriculum standards], was to teach all sides of scientific explanations…. But when I went on [to the CSCOPE website] last night, I couldn’t see anything that might be seen as another side to the theory of evolution. Every link, every lesson, everything, you know, was taught as ‘this is how the origin of life happened, this is what the fossil record proves,’ and all that’s fine, but that’s only one side.

Yeah, and they only teach one side of heliocentricity, gravity and the germ theory of disease too. Because there’s only one side; the “other side” is nothing but ignorant religious objections.


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