Friday, January 11, 2008

The US candidates VS Science

Where do the candidates stand on Evolution?
From ReasonOnline

and the Carpetbagger Report


* Mike Huckabee — Rejects evolutionary biology, but says it shouldn’t matter.

* John McCain — Has rejected, embraced, and rejected again intelligent-design creationism.

* Mitt Romney — Believes in evolution. “In my opinion, the science class is where to teach evolution.”

* Rudy Giuliani — Refuses to say and “successfully discouraged key advisors from speaking to Science about specific issues.”

* Duncan Hunter — Told the Creation Studies Institute that he would “support and encourage a more open approach to education in the presentation of scientific facts that contradict the theory of evolution.”

* Ron Paul — Rejects biological evolution as “a theory.”

* Fred Thompson — Has apparently never said publicly either way.


* Hillary Clinton — Believes in evolution.

* John Edwards — Believes in evolution.

* Barack Obama — Hasn’t been quoted on modern biology, but rejects intelligent-design creationism.

* Dennis Kucinich — Hasn’t been quoted on the subject.

* Mike Gravel — Has been rather emphatic on the subject. “My God, evolution is a fact, and if these people are disturbed by being the descendants of monkeys and fishes, they’ve got a mental problem. We can’t afford the psychiatric bill for them. That ends the story as far as I’m concerned.”

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