Statement from TFN President Kathy Miller on Evolution Poll
'Strengths and Weaknesses' Is a Political Gimmick Masquerading as Science
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Texas Freedom Network President Kathy Miller is issuing the following statement regarding yesterday’s release of a public opinion poll about teaching evolution. The Free Market Foundation
“Language like ‘strengths and weaknesses’ exploits the desire most people have for fairness. But there’s nothing fair about handicapping our kids with a 19st-century education in their 21st-century science classrooms. That language is just a political gimmick masquerading as science. The reality is that scientists have repeatedly debunked the phony ‘weaknesses’ of evolution pushed by political pressure groups like the Free Market Foundation.”
Miller noted that a Texas Freedom Network Education Fund survey released in November of last year found that 94 percent of biologists on the faculty of
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