Kitzmiller v Dover Area School District, in which judgment was pronounced on 20th December 2005, is the court case that established that Intelligent Design is not science, but a form of religiously motivated creationism, and as such may not be taught in publicly funded schools in the US. 3,599 more words
Dec 20 is the anniversary of the Kitzmiller decision, an early Christmas day present for science and common sense. But when I first wrote here "Judge E. Jones III’s ruling is ... unlikely to be challenged unless at some later date the US Supreme Court acquires a creationist majority" I had not foreseen a creationist Vice-President. Take nothing for granted.