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Epperson v. Arkansas
Epperson v. Arkansas, 393 U.S. 97 (1968) was a United States Supreme Court case which invalidated an Arkansas statute that prohibited the teaching of evolution in the public schools. The Court held that the First Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits a state from requiring that teaching and learning must be tailored to the principles or prohibitions of any particular religious sect or doctrine.
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