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Almost 160 years after Charles Darwin publicized his groundbreaking theory on the development of life, Americans are still arguing about evolution
Evolution remains a contentious issue. When asked about it, highly religious Americans' responses can vary depending on how the question is asked.
Measuring public opinion on evolution has never been an easy task for survey researchers.
Almost 160 years after Charles Darwin publicized his groundbreaking theory on the development of life, Americans are still arguing about evolution. In spite of the fact that evolutionary theory is accepted by all but a small number of scientists, it continues to be rejected by many Americans.