Pat Robertson: Intelligent Design Rejection Was a Vote Against God

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP)_The Reverend Pat Robertson says Pennsylvanians who voted members of the Dover Area school board out of office for supporting "intelligent design" rejected God as well.

Eight school board members who wanted high school biology students to be told that intelligent design is an alternative to evolution lost their re-election bids Tuesday.

On today's broadcast of "The 700 Club," Robertson told Dover residents, "If there is a disaster in your area, don't turn to God." The founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network explained, "You just voted God out of your city."

Plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit charged that intelligent design is biblical creationism in disguise. A federal judge must now decide if the ousted school board's policy is constitutional.

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