An evolving GOP platform
The Republican Party, viewed through its quadrennial platform documents, has morphed over the past half-century from a socially moderate, environmentally progressive and fiscally cautious perspective to a party of social conservatives who are suspicious of government, allied against abortion and driven by religious faith. Read related article.
Sources: American Presidency Project (americanpresidency.org), staff reports. By Marc Fisher, Laura Stanton and Karen Yourish - The Washington Post.