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The next regular meeting of the North Shore Chapter will be on Thursday, February 24th at
7:00 pm in the Pollack Room of the Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL 60062-4513 - (847) 272-6224.
modern evolution/creationism battle.
On December 20th, 2005, the famous Dover vs. Kitzmiller trial came to a conclusion. The decisive federal ruling was a high-profile defeat for proponents of "intelligent design" creationism and their attempts to have their religious beliefs taught as science in public schools. In addition, the Dover ruling was a turning point in the broader
Now, five years later, come join the North Shore chapter of AU as we celebrate this historic victory and as we look to the future challenges of teaching evolutionary science. The creationist movement may have suffered a defeat at Dover, but their tactics have evolved and they continue to pursue their agenda (even on our local school board level, as evidenced above).
Come for some celebration but also to be informed of the latest developments.
This meeting is free & open to the public, and refreshments will be served (a birthday cake for Dover vs. Kitzmiller)!
If you have any questions, contact Matt Lowry at 847-918-0499 or by e-mail.
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