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GOP Platform Plan Seeks Gay Marriage Ban


Benevolent Dictator
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May 19, 2004
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Source:Yahoo News

NEW YORK - Republican leaders are pushing for a constitutional ban on gay marriage in the GOP platform, opening a new point of contention between social conservatives and outnumbered but vocal factions fighting to give the party's statement of principles a more moderate tone.

A draft of the platform, shown to delegates on the eve of platform hearings Wednesday, set up a noisy debate just days before the Republican National Convention, highlighting divisions over gay rights, abortion rights and President Bush (news - web sites)'s restrictions on stem cell research.
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