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Friday, May 12, 2006

Mainstream Iowan: Dean and The Dalai Lama On Gay Issues

Excerpted from this post at Mainstream Iowan

Democratic chairman Howard Dean mischaracterized his party's platform on gay rights in an interview courting evangelicals, then set the record straight Thursday when an advocacy group called him on it.

Dean told Christian Broadcasting Network News that the 2004 Democratic platform declares "marriage is between a man and a woman" just one of the points he made in reaching out to religious conservatives who are largely hostile to the party.

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