Commentaries on either party’s platform are welcome here. -promoted by desmoinesdem
As an adult, I accept that not everyone is going to share my views on all things. Part of living in a democracy means that we come together to discuss our individual perspectives and try to find means of compromise that allow us to move forward together.
But I have my limits.
Behold, an amendment to the Republican national platform, addressing—of all things—no-fault divorce:
“We believe children have a natural right to be raised in an intact biological family. While brokenness can befall children in a myriad ways [sic], we acknowledge that children are made to be loved by both natural parents united in marriage.”
As an adoptee, I find this language viscerally offensive, bordering on the obscene.Continue Reading...