A petition posted on a White House website has called for the ban of intelligent design and creation science from schools.
Begun by a poster identified as "A.J." of Vienna, Va., the petition demands that the Obama administration "ban the teachings of these conjectures that contradict Evolution."
"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," reads the petition in part.
"However, even after 150 years after the establishment of evolution, some schools across the US are 'teaching the controversy,' including Creationism and Intelligent Design â€¦These types of loopholes in our education are partially to blame for our dangerously low student performances in math and science." ...