- Making News: Federal Judge Rules Anti-Evolution Sticker Illegal
The teaching of evolution in public schools may go back on the agenda of higher courts after a federal judge-s ruling today in Atlanta. The case involved stickers in science books in Georgia-s Cobb County schools that read -Evolution is a theory, not a fact.- Kristina Torres, who writes for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports that Judge Cooper felt the disclaimer went too far, violating the separation of Church and State.
- Reporter's Notebook: Photojournalism and the Truth of Photography For the past two weeks, we've been bombarded by wrenching images of tragedy, from the Indian Ocean to La Conchita, California. Before that, it was the Iraq War and awful photos of Abu Ghraib. Are the rights of innocent victims compromised when those pictures are shown? Are the rights of the public compromised if they-re not? News industry veteran Michael Sargent runs editorial operations for Getty Images, which provides -defining images- of sports, entertainment and news events all over the world.
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