State Sen. Mike Fair Blocks Evolution From South Carolina Science Standards

The South Carolina Education Oversight Committee approved most
of the state’s new science standards on Monday but blocked a clause
featuring the phrase “natural selection.” According to Republican
state Sen. Mike Fair, “To teach that natural selection is the
answer to origins is wrong.”

“I don’t have a problem with teaching theories. I don’t think it
should be taught as fact,” Fair said after Monday’s review,
according to the Post and Courier. “Natural selection is a
direct reference to Darwinism. And the implication of Darwinism is
that it is start to finish.”

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