Gay and lesbian Americans like me are simply asking for the opportunity to join that institution, to share in that institution and to strengthen that institution. The Republican Party, as it prepares for its convention next week has checked off item No. Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. We urge all states and Congress to make it a crime to acquire, transfer, or sell fetal tissues from elective abortions for research, and we call on Congress to enact a ban on any sale of fetal body parts. After days of debate and discussion, the Republican National Committee released its final party platform Monday afternoon.
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Write to Katie Reilly at Katie. We are your daughters, we are your sons, your friends, your neighbors, your colleagues, the couple that sits next to you in church, and one day, when I am ready to marry the woman I love, I hope it will be me. So don't look for any concessions to changing views among the broader public on key social issues. We also oppose any effort to deprive individuals of their right to keep and bear arms without due process of law. We salute the Republican Congress for defending the right to keep and bear arms by preventing the President from installing a new liberal majority on the Supreme Court. But in two days of deliberations this week, platform committee members rejected all attempts to sound a more moderate tone on the matter. The Republican Party, as it prepares for its convention next week has checked off item No.
The internet must not become a safe haven for predators. Sign Up for Our Newsletters Sign up to receive the top stories you need to know now on politics, health, money and more. Traditional marriage and family, based on marriage between one man and one woman, is the foundation for a free society and has for millennia been entrusted with rearing children and instilling cultural values. The Brief Newsletter Sign up to receive the top stories you need to know right now. Four years ago, the platform called state court decisions legalizing same-sex marriage "an assault on the foundations of our society.