Pro-Darwin billboard goes up in western Colorado
GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado ” A secularist group has put up a billboard outside Grand Junction, Colorado saying “Praise Darwin” in honor of the evolutionary scientist’s 200th birthday.
The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation has placed the same billboard in Dayton, Tenn., and Dover, Pa.
The billboards say “Evolve Beyond Belief.” They feature stained-glass designs and a picture of Darwin.
The Tennessee and Pennsylvania towns had landmark court cases about the teaching of evolution. In Grand Junction, the Freedom from Religion Foundation has complained to the Mesa County commissioners about denominational prayers in public meetings.
The foundation is made up of agnostics and atheists who fight government displays of religion.