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Unformatted text preview: One of the issues that caught my attention in the Republican platform was homosexuality. Republicans state that they are against it because according to the laws of God and the traditional values accepted by the Texan community it is not an acceptable lifestyle. Also, Republicans deny any special rights to homosexuals, such as marriage, custody of children or partner insurance or retirement benefits. On the opposite side are the Texas Democrats, in their platform (a much more concise one), they state that they are in favor of homosexuals having all the same rights as any other citizens and that sexual orientation should not affect any rights that a citizen may have....
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- Summer '10