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Encyclopedia > Peloza v. Capistrano School District

Peloza v. Capistrano School District was a 1994 court case heard U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit in which a creationist schoolteacher, John E. Peloza claimed that Estabilshment clause of the United States Constitution along with his own right to free speech was violated by the requirement to teach the "religion" of "evolutionism". One in a long line court cases involving creationist, the court found against Peloza. The court found that evolution was science not religion and that the school board were right to restrict his teaching of creationism in light of Edwards v. Aguillard. 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Creationism is generally the belief that the universe was created by a deity, or alternatively by one or more powerful and intelligent beings. ... The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America. ... Freedom of speech is the right to freely say what one pleases, as well as the related right to hear what others have stated. ... A phylogenetic tree of all living things, based on rRNA gene data, showing the separation of the three domains, bacteria, archaea, and eukaryotes, as described initially by Carl Woese. ... For the scientific journal named Science, see Science (journal). ... Edwards v. ...


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