2013 was a great year (in this respect)

This from someone who takes evolution literally:

Evolution did not fare well in 2013. The year ended with the anti-evolution book Darwin’s Doubt as Amazon’s top seller in the “Paleontology” category. The state of Texas spent much of the year trying to keep the country’s most respected high school biology text out of its public schools. And leading anti-evolutionist and Creation Museum curator Ken Ham made his annual announcement that the “final nail” had been pounded into the coffin of poor Darwin’s beleaguered theory of evolution.

Americans entered 2013 more opposed to evolution than they have been for years, with an amazing 46 percent embracing the notion that “God created humans pretty much in their present form at one time in the last 10,000 years or so.” This number was up a full 6 percent from the prior poll taken in 2010. 

Quote source

Giberson,  K. W. (2014). 2013 Was a Terrible Year for Evolution. The Daily Beast.  Available http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/01/02/2013-was-a-terrible-year-for-evolution.html. Last accessed 15th Nov 2014

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