Unformatted text preview: unconstitutional? Holding: Reversed. (The anti-evolution law was unconstitutional) Reasoning: The court realized without a doubt that the anti-evolution statute was enacted by Arkansas because the theory of evolution is contrary to Christian beliefs. The court agreed that while the state could prescribe certain curriculum, the state did not have the right to prohibit the teaching of scientific theories. It was clear that Arkansas did not have a religious neutrality, and this violated both the First and Fourteenth Amendments....
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- Fall '11
- Epperson v. Arkansas, Susan Epperson, antievolution statute