Charles Darwin gets 4,000 write-in votes in Georgia

A portrait of Charles Darwin is displayed as part of an exhibition in Darwin's former home Down House, Kent, southern EnglandATLANTA (Reuters) – A Georgia congressman who attacked the theory of evolution found himself with an unlikely opponent in Tuesday's U.S. election, when 4,000 voters in one county cast write-in ballots for the 19th century father of evolution, British naturalist Charles Darwin. In a September 27 speech, Paul Broun, a physician and member of the U.S. House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee, called evolution and the Big Bang Theory, "lies straight from the pit of hell. …




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