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Darwin Day

Darwin Day notwithstanding, evolution debate keeps, well, evolving

By Kimberly Winston — February 11, 2016

(RNS) As scientists, educators and others mark Feb. 12 as International Darwin Day, named for the man who advanced the theory of evolution, the anti-evolution camp is as active as ever.

Darwin Day celebrations evolve with parties, proclamations

By Kimberly Winston — February 11, 2014

(RNS) A growing number of Americans are marking the 1809 birthday of the British naturalist whose masterpiece “On The Origin of Species” has never been out of print since its publication in 1859.

Arizona Democrat to replace defeated Pete Stark as sole atheist in Congress

By Kimberly Winston — November 7, 2012

(RNS) Pete Stark, the only openly atheist member of Congress, was defeated Tuesday, but newly elected Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Sinema will take his place — representing what atheists, humanists and other nontheists hope is a new wave of nonreligous lawmakers. By Kimberly Winston.

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