A resolution introduced in the US House of Representatives would designate Feb. 12, 2013, the anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth, as Darwin Day in recognition of Darwin as "a worthy symbol on which to celebrate the achievements of reason, science, and the advancement of human knowledge."

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