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Big bang in Ohio

"Big bang in Ohio" Continued...

Issue: "BMOC: Big mandate on campus," Sept. 14, 2002

One Northwest Ohio school district has already jumped into the debate and approved a resolution encouraging its science teachers to examine intelligent design. Patrick Henry District Superintendent John Hall said the decision was necessary to protect academic freedom. Mr. Hall said that teachers should have the right to discuss intelligent design, but that some are afraid to speak up for fear of retribution: "You take one side of the argument or the other. You have to have faith in something. A lot of us would choose to believe there is an underlying purpose to this life."

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