God, Jerusalem Added to Democrats' Platform

Convention platform now mentions God and declares Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.
3:00 | 09/05/12

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As the chair I come before you today to discuss two important matters related to our party's national platform. As an ordained united Methodist minister. I am here to attest in affirmed that our faith and belief in god is central to the American story. And informs the values -- be expressed in our party's platform. In addition. President Obama recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and our party's platform should as well. Mr. chairman I have submitted my amendment in writing and I believe it is being rejected on this green for the delegates to see. I move adoption of the amendment as submitted and shown to the delegates. Emotion as. Been made -- there is -- can't. Is there any further discussion. Hearing -- the matter requires that two thirds vote in the affirmative. All those delegates in favor say -- All those delegates opposed. Say no. In the opinion of that. Let me do that again. All of those delegates. In favor say I. All those delegates opposing no. -- -- I am. I guess. They're getting it. I'll do that one more time. All those delegates in -- say I. All of those delegates opposed say no. In the opinion -- -- -- two thirds of voted in the affirmative the motion is adopted. And the left arm has been amended is shown on the street. Thank you very much.

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