Literature/1925/Raulston

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Raulston, John T. (1925). The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes. Criminal Court of Tennessee.

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The Butler Act does not violate church and state or state religion laws but instead, merely prohibits the teaching of evolution on the grounds of intellectual disagreement, and leaves the only non-religion specific option as creationism.

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  • Hoping to attract major press coverage, George Rappleyea went so far as to write to the British novelist H. G. Wells asking him to join the defense team. Wells replied that he had no legal training in Britain, let alone in America, and declined the offer.

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