Polling Center: GOP Candidates, Voters and Creationism

The embrace of creationism by the Republican candidates for Texas lieutenant governor as the preferred explanation for the origins of humanity generated headlines and provided fodder for yet another round of questions about just how far each candidate will go to demonstrate that he is the authentic conservative in the race.

Strange as some might find the return of the creationism/evolution discussion, the candidates weren’t operating in a vacuum: Data from the University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll suggest that they all have good reason to think that embracing creationism as a personal belief and as a part of ...

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