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A final defeat for Freshwater

In a 4-3 decision issued on November 19, 2013, the Supreme Court of Ohio upheld the termination of John Freshwater.

Polling climate in Ohio

Seventy percent of Ohioans accept that global warming is happening, according to a new report (PDF) from the Yale Project on Climate Communication.

Freshwater case in Church & State

Church & State

The Freshwater case is featured in the November 2012 issue of Church & State, the magazine of Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

NCSE files amicus in Freshwater appeal

By providing a friend-of-the-court brief (PDF) to Ohio's Supreme Court on October 4, 2012, NCSE is again supporting a local school district that fired a middle school science teacher over his inappropriate religious activity in the classroom — including teaching creationism.

Freshwater appeal to be heard

The Ohio Supreme Court will hear the appeal of John Freshwater, the middle school science teacher in Mount Vernon, Ohio, who was fired over his inappropriate religious activity in the classroom, including teaching creationism.

Freshwater appeals again

John Freshwater, the middle school science teacher in Mount Vernon, Ohio, who was fired over his inappropriate religious activity in the classroom — including teaching creationism — is now taking his case to the Ohio Supreme Court.

A further defeat for Freshwater

John Freshwater's legal challenge to the decision to terminate his employment as a middle school science teacher in Mount Vernon, Ohio, was defeated again, on March 5, 2012, when Ohio's Fifth District Court of Appeals upheld (PDF) a lower court's rejection of his challenge.

NCSE files amicus in Freshwater case

By providing a friend of the court brief (PDF) to Ohio's Fifth District Court of Appeals on January 10, 2012, NCSE is supporting a local school district that fired a middle school science teacher over his inappropriate religious activity in the classroom — including teaching creationism.

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