In Novemberthe Kansas State Board of Education voted to allow criticisms of evolution, including language about intelligent design, as part of testing standards. Retrieved January 8, According to adherents, Pastafarianism is a "real, legitimate religion, as much as any other ". Organizers tout the event as the "largest gathering of atheists in the Midwest". In March a Belgian's identity photos were refused by the local and national administrations because he wore a pasta strainer on his head.
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Flying Spaghetti Monster
Retrieved August 9, Archived from the original on August 17, Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. In AugustChristian Orthodox religious activists from an unregistered group known as "God's Will" attacked a peaceful rally that Russian Pastafarians had organized. Retrieved July 26,