A Kansas state school board candidate who describes evolution as “Satanic lies” and wants to stop public schools from teaching the theory attends Westboro Baptist, the Topeka church known for anti-gay protests worldwide.
Jack Wu told The Topeka Capital-Journal that he decided to run for theState Board of Educationafter learning that Democratic incumbentCarolyn Wims-Campbell, also from Topeka, would otherwise be unopposed for a second term in the 4th District of eastern Kansas. Campbell supports the state’s current science standards, which treat evolution as a well-established, core scientific concept.
On a campaignwebsite, Wu says he is a native of California drawn to the Kansas capital “after seeing the light of the Westboro Baptist Church.” Church members have staged anti-gay pickets for more than two decades, and they frequently protest outside military and other funerals.
Wu said he attends Westboro Baptist services and adheres to its teachings but isn’t a…
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