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Republican Platform 2012

GOP State Senator Compares Sharia Law To Disease

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

Alan Hays, a Republican state senator in Florida, likened Sharia law to a "dreadful disease" requiring vaccination to protect Americans. The Counci...

How to Help the GOP Survive: Saw Off the Far Right Hate Groups

Fred Karger | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Fred Karger

The Republican Party used to be the party of civil rights. This is the GOP that we long for, a party that welcomes everyone, grows the economy, balances the budget, leads on civil rights and provides for those who are not able to care for themselves.

Amanda Terkel

Massachusetts GOP Weighs Embracing Anti-Gay, Anti-Abortion National Party Platform

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Massachusetts is one of the bluest states in the nation, where even Republican politicians often find themselves staking out relatively ...

Finding God in the Party Platforms

Sen. Chris Coons | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics
Sen. Chris Coons

What matters is whether the platform shows an intention to honor God's call for action that we care for each other as neighbors and work to heal the sick, feed the hungry and protect those in need. The Democratic platform fully embraces those values, but they are hard to find in the Republican platform.

The GOP Platform's 12 Faultiest Claims

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 09.05.2012 | Business

Last week, the Republican Party released its 2012 platform, a document that proposes sweeping reforms designed to limit the size and role of governmen...

Amanda Terkel

The Surprisingly Progressive History Of GOP Platforms

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Republican Party's 2012 platform is one of the most conservative in modern history, with policy positions that even GOP preside...

GOP War On Porn?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.31.2012 | Los Angeles

Last week, Republicans were warned not to isolate women voters. This week, they're being warned not to anger porn-watching voters. Especially because ...

Stranger Than Fiction: Can You Identify The GOP's Real Economic Proposals?

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.31.2012 | Business

If someone told you that the Republican Party supports making the federal income tax unconstitutional, you may not believe him. But the Republican Par...

Inside The Republican Platform's Most Extreme Positions

Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

Last week, the Republican National Committee platform committee met to negotiate the planks of this year's party mission statement. The committee, cha...

Republican Party Platform Reportedly To Eye Return To Gold Standard

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - The Republican Party is set to call for the creation of a commission to look at restoring a link between the U.S. dol...

GOP Platform To Call For Ban On Abortion With No Exemptions For Rape, Incest

Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

Draft language for the 2012 Republican Party platform includes support for a constitutional ban on abortion without specifying exclusions in the cases...