By Pete Kasperowicz - 10/08/12 04:23 PM EDT
Broun also said he believes there is evidence to back up the story in the Bible that God created the Earth relatively recently.
"You see, there are a lot of scientific data that I found out as a scientist that actually show that this is really a young Earth," he said. "I don't believe that the Earth is but about 9,000 years old. I believe that it was created in six days as we know them. That's what the Bible says."
Broun also said he sees the bible as a "handbook" that tells people how to live, as well as how members of Congress should act and vote.
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