Jun 27, 2010 11:45 am US/Central
State Republicans Issue 2010 Platform
NEW YORK (CBS) ―
The Texas State Republican Party released its 2010 platform recently and the document has been getting a bit of attention due to its stance on such issues as same-sex marriage, sex and religion, among other subjects. The preamble of the 2010 platform, published on the Texas GOP website, boasts that Texas is "the embodiment of the conservative dream in America."Some issues mentioned in the party's platform call for traditional marriage between "a natural man and a natural woman....
The group calls for equal opportunity for all Americans regardless of race in its argument against Affirmative Action. A similar reason is given for the party's opposition to multiculturalism being taught in schools, citing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s call for people to be judged by the content of their character and their skin color.
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