With the Republican convention well underway in Tampa, Florida, we bring you the seven of the most “severely conservative” positions in the GOP platform:
Ban Abortion In All Cases
Todd Akin caught plenty of flack for his “legitimate rape” comments, but all that Republican outrage did little to hide the fact that the GOP platform officially endorses banning abortions even in cases of rape and incest. A “human life amendment” — which is supported by Paul Ryan, among other prominent Republicans — would include unborn fetuses under the 14th amendment, which requires states to give all persons equal protection of the law.
Copyright 2012 The National Memo