Fundamentalist religious movements have attempted to introduce the teaching of the biblical explanation of the origin of life into the schools. Known as scientific creationists, they wish to place religious views on an equal footing with the scientific fact of evolution. Controversy over this issue has resulted in litigation involving the Supreme Court.
Creationism—Study and teaching
Creationism—Study and teaching—Law and legislation
Evolution and religion
Bible and evolution
Evolution (Biology)—Religious aspects
Science and law
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