ID the Future Podcasting on Intelligent Design and Evolution
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First Amendment

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Defending the First Amendment: Implications of the Recent CSC Settlement

On this episode of ID the Future, Joshua Youngkin interviews Discovery Institute President Bruce Chapman about the implications of the recent lawsuit between the American Freedom Alliance (AFA) and the California Science Center (CSC). The CSC, a government-run institution, canceled the AFA’s screening of Darwin’s Dilemma in an act of censorship of the intelligent design viewpoint and violation of first amendment rights. Chapman discusses why the CSC’s agreement to pay $110,000 to the AFA is a significant victory for champions of both free speech and free intellectual inquiry.

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Zeal for Darwin’s House Consumes Them

On this episode of ID the Future, Casey Luskin examines how, contrary to the stereotype, it’s actually the supporters of evolution who encourage violations of the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause.

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Free Speech Under Attack at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

What happens when an employer tries to punish an employee for their pro-intelligent design views? On this episode of ID the Future, Casey Luskin interviews William J. Becker, Jr., a first amendment attorney in California. Mr. Becker is the attorney for David Coppedge who filed suit this week against NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). The lawsuit claims that supervisors at JPL illegally harassed and demoted Mr. Coppedge, a high-level computer system administrator and Team Lead on the Cassini Mission to Saturn project, for expressing support of intelligent design to co-workers. Listen in and learn about the religious discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful demotion David Coppedge suffered, and stay tuned to Evolution News & Views for continuing updates on this story.

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Special Academic Freedom Day Update on California Science Center Lawsuits

On this special Academic Freedom Day edition of ID the Future, Casey Luskin provides an update on the ongoing lawsuits filed against California Science Center for First Amendment violations and the illegal cover-up to hide the truth about their censorship of the pro-ID film, Darwin’s Dilemma. Listen in to hear the latest, along with the origins of Academic Freedom Day.