Creationist's Troubles Were to Be Expected

Our readers wrote letters throughout 1992, expressing their viewpoints on a variety of issues. Here are condensed versions of some of those letters to help us remember the events that mattered to Orange County readers this past year. We would like to thank the readers who took the time to share their views, and we look forward to hearing from them and others in 1992.

John Peloza, the high school biology teacher suing for the right to teach creationism along with evolution, complains that he got a bad evaluation from his supervisors in the Capistrano Unified School District.

Well, what did he expect? He has a suit against the district that could cost them millions in legal fees at a time when money for students is scarce, plus he is going against the established policy of the school, as well as the law and the Constitution, which guarantees the right to practice the religion of one's choice (or not practice religion at all) and not be duly coerced or influenced by the religion of another.

Come on, John, one who bites the hand that feeds him shouldn't expect plaudits.


Buena Park

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