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Democratic National Convention Adds Marriage Equality to Platform

The Democratic National Convention has confirmed its intention to include marriage equality as part of its platform.

Congressman Barney Frank shared the news:

I want you to be one of the first to know: After a unanimous decision on Sunday, the drafting committee for the Democratic National Convention embraced marriage equality as part of our platform for the 2012 Convention.

The next step will be for the full platform committee to vote on it, after which it will be presented to the delegates at the Convention in Charlotte for a final vote. Make no mistake: This is a historic step toward fairness for all. Once again, Democrats are fighting to move this country forward.

Read more at The Washington Post.

With the promise to scale back the war on drugs, a new office for African American education, and the official support of marriage equality, it seems that the Democrats are going all in come November.

What do you think of their more assertive political stances?

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