ACTA Speaks Out On “Not So Intelligent Administrative Designs”

I just found this (you’ll have to scroll down to Oct. 22, the day it was posted) courageous defense of academic freedom and free and open scientific inquiry posted by the The American Council of Trustees and Alumni. It’s a blog post responding to the recent wave of viewpoint discrimination against ID in higher education. […]

Caldwell Wins Round One In Suit Against School District

According to a press release issued by Caldwell yesterday: “a federal judge has ruled that California citizens have a Constitutional right under the First Amendment to put proposed evolution policies on the agenda of local school board meetings for public debate and potential adoption, and that school officials who refuse such a request are subject to potential civil rights remedies in federal court.”

Dembski Rebuts Plaintiffs’ Expert Witnesses

Mathematician, philosopher, and theologian William Dembski has written a thorough response to many of the claims made by plaintiffs’ expert witnesses in their expert reports for the Dover trial. The experts to which he responds are Barbara Forrest, Robert Pennock, John Haught, Kevin Padian, and Kenneth Miller. See: Rebuttal to Reports by Opposing Expert Witnesses […]

Cornell Students Protest President Rawlings’ Speech Condemning ID

The IDEA Club at Cornell sent me this today about the anti-ID statements made by Cornell President Hunter Rawlings during his recent state-of-the-campus-address. I first learned about this press release after reading about it in this article in the Cornell Daily Sun. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Hannah Maxson Email: [email protected] Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, October […]

Neumayr on Dover Science Reporters Who Don’t Like Science and a Civil Liberty Union that Doesn’t Much Like Civil Liberty

George Neumayr of the American Spectator has a good column about the Dover trial: The ACLU has gone from defending teachers to prosecuting them. In a federal courtroom this week, the ACLU argued that science teachers in the school district of Dover, Pennyslvania, are not free under the Constitution to question evolutionary theory. He discusses […]