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Digital Subscriptions > Skeptical Inquirer > September October 2017 > CFI, Richard Dawkins, Teachers Slam as ‘Unconscionable’ Turkey’s Decision to Ban Teaching Evolution

CFI, Richard Dawkins, Teachers Slam as ‘Unconscionable’ Turkey’s Decision to Ban Teaching Evolution

Turkey already ranked even worse than the United States in its nonacceptance of evolution, but now Turkey’s current right-wing government has gone even further and made it official: It will no longer allow the teaching of evolution in schools.

The Center for Inquiry (CFI) and famed evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins both immediately decried the ban as “unconscionable.” Turkey’s teachers’ union also blasted the move.

Turkish President Recep Erdogan
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