This article, published by World Magazine, quotes Casey Luskin of Discovery Institute:
Laboratory officials say Coppedge lost his job due to downsizing made necessary by budget cuts, but Casey Luskin with the Discovery Institute, a conservative think tank, doesn’t believe that explanation. “They got rid of David Coppedge because he didn’t fit their philosophy,” Luskin said. “Employees apparently are allowed to attack intelligent design, but you are not allowed to support it.”
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