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Subject:  GOP Rep Denies Evolution, Embryology, Big Bang Date:  10/9/2012  7:36 PM
Author:  FreethinkerKW Number:  1822740 of 2210789

You can't make this stuff up. Broun sits on the Committee of Science, Space and Technology. Who appointed this asshat to that committee?

In a speech delivered to the congregation of Liberty Baptist Church in Hartwell, GA, Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA,) a member of the Tea Party Caucus who sits on the Committee on Science, Space and Technology, described evolution, embryology and the Big Bang theory as “lies straight from the pit of hell.”

In an article in the Athens Banner-Herald, Broun spokeswoman Meredith Griffanti attempted to downplay Broun’s comments, stating that Broun was speaking off the record about his personal religious beliefs. However, video of Broun’s speech tells a different story. Broun tells the congregation that the Bible offers direction on how to run public policy and directs him in how he votes as a congressman:

(click on link to view the video)
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