Legal Materials>Court Decision, State:  Darrow, Clarence (1925 ), Scopes Monkey Trial, Dayton, Tennessee, Retrieved on 2012-03-23
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    23 MAR 2012

     If You Can Outlaw Teaching Evolution in Public School

    If today you can take a thing like evolution and make it a crime to teach it in the public schools, tomorrow you can make it a crime to teach it in the private schools, and next year you can make it a crime to teach it to the hustings or in the church. At the next session you may ban books and the newspapers... Ignorance and fanaticism are ever busy and need feeding. Always feeding and gloating for more. Today it is the public school teachers; tomorrow the private. The next day the preachers ...
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    You can ban it everywhere and society will descend into darkness.