Dems: Creationism, global warming doubters a threat to science

A dozen House Democrats have re-introduced a resolution warning that the teaching of creationism in public schools "compromises the scientific and academic integrity of the United States education systems."

The language implies that those who believe in creationism are outside the mainstream. It specifically argues that "the validity of Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection is further strongly supported by the modern understanding of the science of genetics."

The resolution also targets those who are skeptical that humans are contributing to global warming.

"[T]he advancement of science must be protected from those unconcerned with the adverse impacts of global warming and climate change," it said.

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