After three votes, Dems put Jerusalem, God back into party platform


By Julian Pecquet and Pete Kasperowicz – Democrats on Wednesday (Sep 5) reinstated language in their party platform recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, but only after an unclear vote in which as many delegates appeared to oppose the change as support it.

The party also added the word “God” back into the party’s decree, following criticism that it did not include the word at all.

The additions were approved by a voice vote that seemed to split the crowd evenly and confused Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who was leading the proceedings. more>


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