“In my opinion, the controversy surrounding my hire is artificial — largely generated by one activist blogger who is not an astronomer.”
Discovery Institute has delivered a petition to Ball State University from more than 7,000 people, including more than 1,200 residents of Indiana, urging the university to defend the academic freedom of assistant professor of physics Eric Hedin.
In 2004, the academic freedom of another Ball State University professor was challenged by an outside interest group. But university officials treated that professor in a dramatically different way from how they are treating Professor Eric Hedin. Why?
“Mr. Darwin, tear down this Science!”
Governor of Tennessee Bill Haslam allowed his state’s academic freedom bill to become law, but he also bought into some of the falsehoods being spread by the Darwin Lobby.