Florida Brother Challenges Evolution Educators

July 25, 2008

by Jon Gary Williams

A 93-year-old Florida brother contributed to the defeat of evolutionists in his state.

The feathers of those who promote the tattered and torn theory of Darwinian evolution have again been ruffled, this time in the state of Florida.

Earlier this year advocates of evolution set out to have their theory redefined in the state’s textbooks. Their demand was that the word “theory” be removed and replaced with the phrase “fundamental fact.”

The Florida Department of Education held meetings to have this issue discussed, at which time those from both sides were allowed to present their case. The department received thousands of emails from people on both sides.

The exponents of evolution were confident their appeal would win approval. However, when the vote was taken by the seven board members, evolutionists were stunned to learn they had been defeated by a 4-3 vote. Not willing to accept defeat, they threatened to take their cause to the state legislature and have the ruling overturned.

Now enters 93-year-old brother Fred R. Bogle of Orlando.

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