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‘Ark Park’ Back Afloat?: Creationist Groups Says Ground Will Be Broken On Biblical Theme Park In May

It seems reports of the demise of Kentucky’s infamous “Ark Park” have been greatly exaggerated – or at least that’s what the project’s head would like us to believe. Read more

Has The ‘Ark Park’ Run Aground?: Ky. Biblical Theme Park Has Only Weeks To Raise Millions

The drama surrounding Kentucky’s infamous “Ark Park” may soon be at an end amid reports that the biblical theme park is running out of time to raise the money it needs to get afloat. Read more

Leaky Boat: Kentucky Officials Labor To Keep Struggling ‘Ark Park’ From Sinking

Kentucky lawmakers seem to be doing all they can to plug holes in the perpetually leaky “Ark Park.”

We haven’t heard a whole lot lately about Ark Encounter, a proposed Christian fundamentalist theme park that’s built around a 510-foot replica of Noah’s Ark. That’s because the project has sailed into a sea of trouble. Read more

Kentucky Legislature Should Delete Budget Funding To Benefit ‘Ark Park,’ Says Americans United

$2 Million Allocation For ‘Road To Nowhere’ Violates Constitution And Common Sense, Says Church-State Watchdog Group

The Kentucky legislature’s plan to spend $2 million on a road project benefitting a proposed “Ark Park” is constitutionally dubious and a waste of scarce taxpayer dollars, according to Americans United for Separation of Church and State. Read more

Sinking Ship?: Kentucky “Ark Park” Faces Funding Shortfalls, Delayed Groundbreaking

As time passes, the “Ark Park” in Kentucky is beginning to look more and more like a sinking ship.

Americans United has been highly critical of the proposed theme park, which would include a full-scale replica of Noah’s Ark and models of dinosaurs, which Answers in Genesis (AiG), the group heading the project, insists were carried on the biblical boat. Read more

A Flood Of Foolishness: Creationist Critic Tries To Sink Barry Lynn’s ‘Ark Park’ Video

Americans United Executive Director Barry W. Lynn’s light-hearted video about Kentucky’s proposed “Ark Park” has proven to be quite a hit. AU’s Facebook fans reacted positively, and the clip has nearly 5,000 views (and climbing) on You Tube. (If you haven't checked it out yet, take a look.) Read more

A Flood Of Anti-Science Sentiment: What The ‘Ark Park’ Says About Kentucky

If you’re a regular reader of “The Wall of Separation,” you know that we’ve written several posts on the so-called “Ark Park” planned for Grant County, Ky.

State officials have agreed to give more than $40 million in various forms of tax breaks and incentives to a group of Christian fundamentalist entrepreneurs who want to build a type of theme park centered around a replica of Noah’s Ark. Among the backers is Answers in Genesis, a prominent creationist ministry run by Ken Ham. Read more