Atlanta City Council Issues Proclamation in Honor of Charles Darwin

Alex Wan, a member of the City Council in Atlanta, Georgia, has just issued a proclamation in honor of Charles Darwin and his “contribution to modern science”:

Whereas, Atlanta’s teachers and educators at all levels of instruction utilize Darwin’s theory in their science classes to communicate to their students the relatedness of all living things; and,

Whereas, Atlanta’s internationally-recognized colleges and universities are guided by Darwin’s theory in their ongoing quest for better understanding of the origins [of] humans and other species…

The proclamation, like most others on behalf of Darwin Day, doesn’t carry any legal weight, but we live in a country where local governments recognizing the importance of science is worthy of celebration. So here’s to Alex Wan for his — and I can’t believe I have to use this word — courage in issuing this proclamation.

Credit goes to the Atlanta Science Tavern meetup group for making this happen!

"That is correct. My compassionate sensabilities would rejoice in the life of the 5 yr ..."

This Simple Question Will Make Anti-Abortion ..."
"08Nov2016 was my 40th bday, talk about the shittiest present imaginable......"

Pastor Allegedly Molested Girls By Luring ..."
"These Christians (and you know it's the work of Christians) must really think they have ..."

After Protests, New Mexico Will Restore ..."
""Fun" fact, this is already the case in some Latin American countries with very strict ..."

This Simple Question Will Make Anti-Abortion ..."

Browse Our Archives

Follow Us!

What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment