Connecticut's governor Dannel P. Malloy declared February 12, 2018, Charles Darwin Day in the state of Connecticut, citing the need to protect "the advancement of science and courageous free inquiry."

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At the June 13 Plymouth Public Schools board meeting in Plymouth, Connecticut two members recommended giving "equal time" to creation science or other alternatives to evolution in biology classes. The chairman of the curriculum subcommittee of the school board was quoted in news reports as being upset that current biology classes in the district "are based solely on the theory of evolution." While no changes were made in the curriculum, both members called for "teaching both sides of the story" in the future.
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