In a previous post, I said that the Dover school system needs more than a bake sale to get over its issues. I was referring to a fundraiser set up by the political action committee Dover CARES (Citizens Actively Reviewing Educational Strategies). This group is trying to displace the school board that introduced intelligent design into the science curricula thereby dragging the small town through a knock-down, drag-out, First Amendment case ? one that challenges no less than the tenets of scientific inquiry.Well the battle, predictably perhaps, has spilled into the streets. With Dover CARES publishing newspaper ads calling for a regime change, incumbent school board members found a way to drag the challengers through the mud ? mainly by noting their association with the American Civil Liberties Union in a direct mail campaign. The ACLU is representing the plaintiffs in the court case against the Dover school board....
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