The Scopes Monkey Trial

We’re coming up on the 88th anniversary of the Scopes trial, a court case which accused a Tennessee teacher of violating the Butler act declaring the teaching of any evolutionary sciences in public schools unconstitutional. This was one of the most publicized of any court cases in American history as evolution has stood as a controversy since the origins of the theory. Luckily with the Butler act repealed, evolution is now the main practice throughout the United States as the public taught theory towards abiogenesis.

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