Lamoureux is the theistic evolutionist who left an indelible impression a couple of years ago when he debated Stephen Meyer and atheist Lawrence Krauss.
Obviously, evolutionary “laws” are quite malleable and have to give way when they become too cumbersome.
In retrospect, where does the evidence stand? Here’s a summary: Venema’s main claims in light of the relevant science.
The changes involved in adapting a generic mammalian template into a whale are certainly not all simple, independent, single-letter changes.
Venema cites the vitellogenin pseudogene as supposedly demonstrating common ancestry between humans and birds, such as chickens.