Whereas, Charles Darwin is recognized for the development of the Theory of Evolution; and
Whereas, Darwin’s Theory of Evolution is the foundation of modern biology, an essential tool in understanding the development of life on earth; andWhereas, the anniversary of Darwin’s birthday is a time to reflect and celebrate the importance of his scientific achievements; and
Whereas, the State of Delaware is proud of its commitment to scientific research;
Now, Therefore, I, Jack A. Markell, Governor
do hereby declare February 12th, 2016 CHARLES DARWIN DAY
to be “Charles Darwin Day” in the State of Delaware for all of his achievements in the field of science.
Fantastic! And so simple to do — all it took was a simple request.
Credit for making this particular proclamation happen goes to the Delaware Coalition of Reason.
(Large portions of this article were posted earlier)