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 (, staff reports | By Marc Fisher, Laura Stanton and Karen Yourish - The Washington Post August 28, 2012
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