POLITICS
07/03/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Reverend Vows To Push Obama To Make "Abortion Reduction" A Dem Party Platform

Before the Democrats convene in Denver, the Rev. Jim Wallis plans to urge Barack Obama to go along with adding an "abortion reduction" plank to the party platform.

"Abortion reduction should be a central Democratic Party plank in this election," Wallis told ABC News. "I'll just say that flat out."

Wallis, who hosted a Democratic candidates' forum on CNN last year, discussed his plans after defending Obama against Dr. James Dobson's charge that the Illinois Democrat distorted the traditional understanding of the Bible when he spoke to Wallis's Sojourners group in 2006.

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