Science: Evolution, Present Status

Ever since the Dayton, Tenn., "monkey trial" of 1925, which was a technical victory for Fundamentalism because William Jennings Bryan swung a hillbilly jury away from Clarence Darrow and one John Thomas Scopes was fined $100 for teaching Evolution in contravention of the State law, Fundamentalists have been saying not only that Evolution is a "mere guess." but that scientists, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, admit that it is a mere guess. Two States have since passed laws like Tennessee's. Other states ban evolutionary textbooks from the public schools....

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