Texas Lt. Gov. Hopefuls Voice Support for Creationism

Three out of four Republican candidates for Texas lieutenant governor said at a debate in Waco on Thursday evening that creationism should be taught in the state's public schools.

All four men in the race said religion should play a larger role in public education when asked where they stood on the issue during the event hosted by the McClennan County Republican Party and broadcast by KCEN-TV. But only one, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, stopped short of endorsing creationism in the state's curriculum. 

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said he happens "to believe in creationism."

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