Newspaper editorials in Florida have consistently been on the side of sound science, thankfully! The Orlando Sentinel scolds out legislators: Our position: It would be ludicrous for Legislature to undercut evolution decision
Be prepared to wince at the level of “debate” when these politicians begin to square off over the widely misunderstood “scientific theory.” A theory in science isn’t a guess; it is a tested and proven concept that is considered fact. And, though you likely won’t hear it from this bill’s backers, evolution is as much about the formation of the solar system as it is man’s shared ancestry with apes.
Where’s Clarence Darrow when you need him?
Florida’s schoolchildren have lagged behind in science for years and now their curriculum is finally on equal footing with other states.
It’s not too late for lawmakers to come to their senses. They should vote this down and defend the state’s sound science standards.