Republicans Refuse To Recognize Civil Unions In Their Platform

Posted by | August 21, 2012 10:48 | Filed under: Top Stories

Republicans vote down a provision that would have recognized civil unions.

This would move us away from the benefits that marriage extends to a society,” objected Tony Perkins, the president of the Family Research Council and a Louisiana delegate.

A handful of other members rose up to oppose the measure, which failed as opponents raised their voices to loudly say “no.” About a dozen members of the more than 100 delegates in the room voted in favor.

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