Any of you folks familiar with Zack Kopplin
Posted: 07 March 2013 11:46 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Couldn’t decide if I should put this under Religion or Politics - so here it is.
I had a friend point him out to me today and the fellow seems interesting and promising enough that I want to introduce him around.

http://billmoyers.com/segment/zack-kopplin-on-keeping-creationism-out-of-public-classrooms/
Zack Kopplin on Keeping Creationism out of Public Classrooms
March 1, 2013

From the time he was a high school senior in his home state of Louisiana, anti-creationism activist Zack Kopplin has been speaking, debating, cornering politicians and winning the active support of 78 Nobel Laureates, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the New Orleans City Council, and tens of thousands of students, teachers and others around the country. The Rice University history major joins Bill to talk about fighting the creep of creationist curricula into public school science classes and publicly funded vouchers that end up supporting creationist instruction.

http://www.houstonpress.com/2013-02-21/news/zack-kopplin/
Zack Kopplin, The 19-Year-Old Face of the Anti-Creationist Movement
Having fought his battles in Louisiana, the Rice University student is now ready for Texas and any move to put faux science in the public schools here.
By Casey Michel Wednesday, Feb 20 2013


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zack_Kopplin
Zachary “Zack” Kopplin (born July 20, 1993) is an American science education activist from Louisiana. Kopplin is known for his campaigns to keep creationism out of public schools and focuses on separation of church and state causes. He has been involved in school voucher, science curriculum, and textbook policy.

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Posted: 07 March 2013 11:50 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Oh and check out YouTube a search his name brings up a bunch of clips - the kid is an impressive speaker considering his age.

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Posted: 07 March 2013 12:33 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Wow, an activist for REAL science education AND a history major! Way to go Zack. We need many more Zacks to stand up for reason and skepticism. I can’t believs Jendal copped out and signed this bill. What a freekin’ hypocrite to betray his own field for a few lousy votes. It looks like the Discovery institute bought themselves another witless stooge. Go get em’ Zack and I hope you inspire others to do the same.

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