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Old 04-21-2013, 09:49 PM  
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ACLU to Kansas school district: Cancel creationist assemblies about Dinosaurs

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The American Civil Liberties Union has warned a southwest Kansas school district against holding mandatory student assemblies that feature a creationist group.

“Teaching or otherwise promoting creationism is, simply put, unlawful,” the ACLU wrote in a letter to Hugoton Public Schools superintendent Mark Crawford on Friday. “As the District is surely aware, the federal courts have been unequivocally clear that efforts to inject religious beliefs regarding the origin of life into public school science curricula are constitutionally impermissible, no matter what form they take.”

Hugoton Public Schools invited Creation Truth Foundation’s founder Dr. G. Thomas Sharp to teach the “Truth about Dinosaurs” at two assemblies next week. At least one of the assemblies will be mandatory for all students and teachers.

The group has created teaching materials “explaining the origins, extinction and possible existence of dinosaurs” from a Biblical view and believes the dinosaur Tyrannosaurus rex walked the Earth as early as 100,000 years ago rather more than 65 million years ago. In a lecture uploaded to YouTube last year, Sharp criticized scientists for ignoring the great flood of the Bible.

“We respectfully request the District take immediate and concrete steps to remedy these problems,” the ACLU concluded. “The first step would be to cancel the planned mandatory school assemblies now set for next week.”

However, superintendent Crawford has said he will not call off the assemblies. He told The Kansas City Star the assemblies will not promote creationism, despite the beliefs and mission of the Creation Truth Foundation.

“I agree with the ACLU, in that, if a mandatory all-school assembly where creationist truths or creationist beliefs were expressed, that would be inappropriate public-school content, and that is not the case,” Crawford said. “It’s completely and totally school appropriate.”
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Old 04-22-2013, 01:30 PM   #61
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my nephew lives in Kansas and they're not rich enough to get him a good education, therefore public schools. And it's just ridiculous that they would even try to teach that bullshit, trying to warp young people's minds when they are most susceptible.
People can and do change their minds when they grow up. In fact many reject what they were taught for awhile, then return but some never do. So long as we're free new information is available.

However, I did say to provide for those who can't afford a private school.
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Old 04-22-2013, 01:32 PM   #62
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So when should they hold the "The Earth is Flat!" assembly?
Even Jesus dispelled this myth but not one soul here cares for his lessons, including leftist poster mikey!
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Old 04-22-2013, 01:50 PM   #63
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I bet they don't and I'm sorry this post didn't generate the comedy you thought it might. I will pray for you.
If there was someone who I thought it might amuse, it was you. I'm devastated.
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Old 04-22-2013, 02:17 PM   #64
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Even Jesus dispelled this myth but not one soul here cares for his lessons, including leftist poster mikey!
Mikey is a leftist? Holy shit is there even a fringe of a ledge where the right can gather? Is that space about 6 nano-meters wide?
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Old 04-22-2013, 02:28 PM   #65
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Even Jesus dispelled this myth but not one soul here cares for his lessons, including leftist poster mikey!
How do you know? Were you there to hear him say it?
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Old 04-22-2013, 02:47 PM   #66
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How do you know? Were you there to hear him say it?
Here it is from Isaiah

Isaiah 40:22 It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:

There was also a passage where Jesus was describing it...i'll find it later.
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Old 04-22-2013, 03:28 PM   #67
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Here it is from Isaiah

Isaiah 40:22 It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:

There was also a passage where Jesus was describing it...i'll find it later.
So you weren't there to actually hear it? But you still regard it as truth?

Funny how you disregard scientific claims about the age of the Earth, on the basis that none of us were there for direct observation, when you don't bother to apply the same requirement to your own beliefs. Hypocrite...
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Old 04-22-2013, 04:39 PM   #68
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So you weren't there to actually hear it? But you still regard it as truth?

Funny how you disregard scientific claims about the age of the Earth, on the basis that none of us were there for direct observation, when you don't bother to apply the same requirement to your own beliefs. Hypocrite...
Please pay attention dipshit, I said it is based upon faith.
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Old 04-22-2013, 04:57 PM   #69
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Please pay attention dipshit, I said it is based upon faith.
Exactly. Which is why science is taught in schools, while beliefs based on faith are not.
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Old 04-22-2013, 04:58 PM   #70
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Old 04-22-2013, 05:23 PM   #71
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Exactly. Which is why science is taught in schools, while beliefs based on faith are not.
As I've stated repeatedly, please try to keep up. Keep your bullshit religion out of my school.
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Old 04-22-2013, 05:25 PM   #72
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Sure wish the rapture would hurry up and take these assholes.
It isn't happening, there isn't a pretrib rapture.
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It isn't happening, there isn't a pretrib rapture.
How do you know were you there?
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Old 04-22-2013, 06:24 PM   #74
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It isn't happening, there isn't a pretrib rapture.
Pity.
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How do you know were you there?
Because it isn't taught, it's a nice little device invented to escape pain but it's no more real than rainbows and unicorns.
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