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Democrats Drop God and Jerusalem from Party Platform

bevgrid Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 7:29 PM
I was talking to Kventuroso. I clicked in on Login to Reply but it still came out up here. I must have done something wrong. And further more, we don’t have the freedom of religion that we should have. Where in their “platform” will they restore our freedoms taken away in the last few years? Take our public schools for example, they should be done away with. Our school started going down hill when they took God out of them. Now they are some of the poorest in the world!

Fresh off comments made by top Democrats like DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz last week during the Republican National Convention in Florida that the Republican Party platform is "extreme," Democrats have dropped the acknowledgement of Jerusalem being the capitol of Israel and any reference to God from their party platform.

POLITICO breaks down the difference between the 2008 platform language and the 2012 platform language. 

2008: Jerusalem is and will remain the capital of Israel. The parties have agreed that Jerusalem is a matter for final status negotiations. It should remain an undivided city accessible to...