What makes May 5th a special date in U.S. history?
Cinco de Mayo? Wrong…I said U.S. history.
Every American should mark May 5th for another reason…
On May 4th, American Civil Liberties Union ran an ad in the Chattanooga Times offering to pay the legal fees of any teacher who would admit to violating the recently passed Butler Act.
On May 5, 1925, high school science teacher John Scopes volunteered for the task and was arrested for teaching evolution in a Tennessee public school.
Over 200 reporters were dispatched to cover the ensuing “Monkey Trial” and the A.C.L.U.’s assault on America’s religious faith began. They continue seeking the eradication of religion from all of life to this very day.