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Democrats Drop God and Jerusalem from Party Platform

CognitivevVoter Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 9:48 PM
Please study the Constitution carefully. It is a document written by some of the most brilliant philosophers in history. I do not see how it can be stated that the document was based on the Bible. The founding fathers were very specific that our country would not be like England where church and state were basically one. Personally, I thank God I live in a country where I can be free of the dictates of of any particular religion.

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...