Today's L.A. Times letter to the editor, because our voices matter:
Brilliant. With Tennessee lagging most other states in educational achievement, it opts to authorize schoolteachers' religion-based challenges to indisputable scientific facts.
Now schoolchildren can disregard the evolutionary process, which saw humans' superior mental capacities develop from primates' modest brains.
Other states should respond with laws of their own. Start by mandating instruction that presents Tennessee's legislation as evidence of humans' devolution toward imbecility.