Creationists Sue to Ban Museum Evolution Exhibits

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Summary

Discusses lawsuit filed by Dale Crowley, Jr., and the National Foundation for Fairness in Education over the new exhibit, "The Dynamics of Evolution," at the National Museum of Natural History, claiming that belief in evolutionary theory is secular humanism.

Subject

  • Crowley, Dale, Jr
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Dynamics of Evolution (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.)

Category

Smithsonian History Bibliography

Contained within

Science, 204 (Journal)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1 June 1979

Topic

  • Controversies
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Science and law
  • Exhibitions
  • Secular humanism
  • Evolution
  • Law and biology

Physical description

Number of pages : 01; Page numbers : 925

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