A View from England
It's always interesting to see that in the rest of the Western world, it's considered shocking that people in the United States actually want to ban the teaching of evolution in public schools. This Guardian article gives a good perspective from the UK, including a nice little summary quote:
"They are trying to create a climate where anything an individual teacher wants to include in science class can be considered science," said Harry McDonald, a retired biology teacher and president of Kansas Citizens for Science Education. "They want to redefine science."