ARIZONA Lawmaker That Believes Planet 6000 Yrs . Old Leads Schooling Panel

(12 NEWS) -- An Arizona lawmaker who thinks the Earth is 6, 1000 years old may be the new chairwoman of the state Senate committee that supervises education-related laws. Republican Sen. Sylvia Allen of Snowflake has a present for going viral together with statements that could be edited away from most school textbooks: : Buying into conspiracy theories surrounding chemtrails -- exhaust system from airplane -- plus suggesting the federal government is manipulating the weather. -- Sharing the woman opinion that church presence should be required, during a what is debate about whether hidden weapons should be allowed in public buildings (she voted for your bill). -- Declaring the Earth has been here 6, 1000 years, within a debate over allowing entry to public gets for mining and other purposes. Senate President Andy Biggs on Wednesday named Allen to lead the committee that will acts as a gatekeeper for education-related legislation, like Common Coreand spending. Allen succeeds Sen. Kelli Infirmary, who retired last week to perform full-time within next yrs GOP major against Sen. John. McCain. She is aware of what Arizona students and parents need in our education system, Biggs said in a well prepared statement. The girl with a very skilled legislator and I know she is going to do a wonderful job. Allen said her goal is always to highlight the particular incredible instructors who are the reason behind our child success. Also i want to focus on parents obligation in their kids education.