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Nobelists oppose creation science law

In Aug 1986, seventy-two Nobel Prize-winning scientists filed a legal brief with the U.S. Supreme Court challenging as unconstitutional a Louisiana law requiring schools that teach evolution to also teach “creation-science.” A news release described the scientists as “the largest group of Nobel laureates ever to support a single statement on any subject..” At a news conference in Washington D.C. the same day, they warned that the Louisiana law threatened scientific education by disparaging proven scientific facts to promote fundamentalist Christian beliefs. Dr. Murray Gell-Mann (1969 Nobel Prize in Physics), led the effort. A Federal District Court had struck down the Louisiana law in Jan 1985, as promotion of religious belief. A U.S. Court of Appeals agreed. The Supreme Court ruled against the law on 19 Jun 1987.«

April Fool's Day - Suggestions

1. Put marbles in the hubcaps of someone’s car.
2. Leave cryptic notes warning someone of an impending prank then do nothing all day.
3. Rubber band the sprayer on the kitchen sink into the “on” position.
4. Place a pair of pants and shoes inside the only toilet stall in a rest room to make it appear someone is using it all day.
5. Pour vegetable oil on the exhaust of someone’s car so it will smoke when started up.
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