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Apr 13, 2009
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Location: Texas, United States

 I am wondering when people will wake up to evolution.

http://www.salon.com/env/feature/2009/03/28/texas_evolution_case/index.html

March 28, 2009 | Language matters. And we are lucky that some people will go to the mat over a few words. In Austin, Texas, this week, scientists and creationists battled over whether to include the words "strengths and weaknesses" in the state's official statement about evolution. The words would influence how evolution is taught in Texas classrooms and would be immortalized in Lone Star textbooks. As the largest textbook market in the country, the decision could pressure other high school textbook publishers to conform to Texas standards.

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