Edwards v Aguillard was a 1987 Supreme Court case centering around the constitutionality of a Louisiana statue requiring that creation science be taught along side of evolution in the public schools.
WHY CASE SO IMPORTANT
Evolution remains so controversial primarily because it is part of a larger debate over nature and the meaning of life. The study of how life began almost inevitably raises questions of why: Why did life begin? Why are humans rational?
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SUPREME COURT'S DECISION
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Court did not hold that teaching creationism was unconstitutional
Court did not hold that teaching creationism was uncons