One of the most controversial debates in public education today is how children should be taught about the origin of life—and the way this intersects with academic freedom and students’ religious liberties. All too often, evolution topics are presented in classrooms in a way that does not allow for freedom of thought or voluntary discussion of alternative viewpoints, such as intelligent design. Mention of well-documented flaws in the theory of Darwinian evolution is often suppressed— and well-respected professors and scientists have been ostracized and punished for daring to even openly conjecture that there might be evidence of design. But there’s a new movement afoot calling for true academic freedom in classrooms. Learn more here.