« 'The Sterile Cuckoo' starring Oscar-nominated Liza Minnelli to be released Oct. 16 on Blu-ray, DVD | Main | San Francisco 49ers to LGBT teens: It Gets Better »

GOP platform backs constitutional amendment defining marriage as one man, one woman

BY PHILIP ELLIOT AND ALAN FRAM, ASSOCIATED PRESS

TAMPA, Fla. -- Republicans emphatically approved a toughly worded party platform at their national convention Tuesday that would ban all abortions and gay marriages, reshape Medicare into a voucher-like program and cut taxes to energize the economy and create jobs.

MARRIAGE: The platform affirms the rights of states and the federal government not to recognize same-sex marriage. It backs a constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

Click here to read more.

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d83451b26169e20176177d4e27970c

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference GOP platform backs constitutional amendment defining marriage as one man, one woman:

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The comments to this entry are closed.