White House petition wants Obama to ban creationism, intelligent design in schools


A petition launched last week on the White House’s “We the People” website calls upon President Barack Obama to issue a decree forbidding the teaching of intelligent design theories in school settings.


The petition, created by someone with the initials A.J. in Vienna, Va. asks the Obama administration to “an Creationism and Intelligent Design in the science classroom as federal law.”


“Since Darwin’s groundbreaking theory of Evolution by Natural Selection, scientists all around the world have found monumental amounts of evidence in favor of the theory, now treated as scientific fact by 99.9% of all scientists,” the petition reads.

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