The Texas Repuliblican Social gathering introduced its official platform right this moment—40 pages from the tribal fever swamp lurching deep into election conspiracy theories, homophobia and racism.
“We reject the licensed outcomes of the 2020 presidential election, and we maintain that appearing President Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was not legitimately elected by the individuals of the US,” the platform reads, echoing the unfounded and unevidenced claims of loser Donald Trump.
The doc later declares that homosexuality is an “irregular life-style selection” and that “we oppose all efforts to validate transgender id”. It describes prohibitions on any sort of official affirmation or medical therapy or remedy associated to “gender points,” and prescribes “Reintegration Remedy” for “gender dysphoria or undesirable same-sex attraction”—making official that time period’s goal as a rebranding of conversion remedy.
The platform additionally urges the repeal of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which prohibits racial discrimination in voting preparations. And there is a lot else apart from: compelled prayer, compelled start, compelled speech, and all the opposite belongings you may discover within the far-right want checklist for American life.
On Twitter, @lilyastrah outlines the primary 21 pages: