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In U.S., 46% Hold Creationist View of Human Origins

posted on June 4, 2012

Gallup released a new poll that finds that close to half the U.S. population (46 percent) believes that “God created human beings pretty much in their present form at one time within the last 10,000 years or so.” The findings of this poll, the 11th such survey Gallop has conducted since 1982, are very much in line with the historical average of 45 percent who choose the “creationist” explanation for human origins. Republicans are more likely to be creationists (58 percent) than are Democrats (41 percent). 

Read at Gallup