June 16, 1980

On June 16, 1980, the US Supreme Court ruled that new forms of life created in labs could be patented. The specific case brought before the US Supreme Court involved a genetically-engineered bacterium that was capable of breaking down crude oil, something no naturally occurring bacteria could do. This has paved the way for future, more complex organism to be lab created that does not occur naturally. Such as a Nobel Prize winning physicist that is also a Creationist or a Flat Earther that can actually build a rocket that can escape Earth’s density and fly to the Moon. Yes, I know I said density. Flat Earthers don’t believe in gravity.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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