This is AH-mazing news!!!
Word on the street is that the Democratic party is joining together to ENDORSE same-sex marriage in its official platform at the upcoming convention.
Even better is that officials unanimously agreed on the new stance which "not only backs marriage equality, but also rejects DOMA and has positive language with regard to the Employment Non-Discrimination Act."
Although LGBT activists have been pushing toward this for DECADES, the wheels really started turning once Vice President Joe Biden dropped this nugget of support:
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Shiz is about to get REAL.
Last Saturday, approximately 15,000 to 20,000 Occupy Wall Street protestors occupied Times Square for a New York general assembly, in which they reportedly formed a "Demands Working Group."
The group "established a website and fairly educated/articulated list of solutions," which we're hearing COULD become their national platform. Wow.
Aside from posting their list of demands, they also made the following announcement about a national convention, which they'll hold on July 4, 2012:
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