2012-09-04 20:34:24

Democrats include support for marriage equality in party platform

Today, Democrats are expected to formally approve their party’s platform. Much of it focuses on remedies for the economy and rebuilding what it calls “middle class security,” but it also includes positions on key social issues. It calls for comprehensive immigration reform, a goal the Obama Administration has failed to achieve so far. The platform pledges to ensure access to affordable family planning, contraception covered by health insurance and safe and legal abortion for women. And for the first time, Democrats have included support for same-sex marriage.


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