Sunday, August 13, 2006


Many Arkansas candidates say intelligent design in schools is OK

Little Rock - Many candidates for statewide office - including Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mike Beebe - say information on intelligent design should be available to students alongside curriculum on evolution theory.

'I believe in intelligent design and I don't think intelligent design and evolution are mutually exclusive,' Beebe, the state's attorney general, told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

...Most Republican candidates in Arkansas told the Kansas City Star that teachers shouldn't be required to teach intelligent design - but that "academic freedom" should allow instructors to address the subject in class....

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