Working people have the right to fair treatment and to organize to protect their rights and improve their working conditions.
Every child has the right to an excellent public education.
We should not discriminate based on gender, race, sexual preference, or disability.
A woman has the right to control her own body.
Climate change is real, and we need to take action now to limit or reverse its effects.
America works best when it works for everyone, not just the rich and powerful.
Every citizen should be allowed and encouraged to vote.
We should have a health care system that provides care for everyone at a reasonable cost.
Wealthy people and corporations should not be allowed to buy elections or influence.
We should treat immigrants with dignity and respect.
We can reduce gun violence by reasonable regulations without interfering with the rights of hunters and other law-abiding people.
We should work with our allies and negotiate with our adversaries to ensure peace.
Progress is something to be embraced, not feared.
I am proud that Barack Obama is our President.
If you agree with more than half of these statements, then the Democratic Party welcomes you. We don’t require people to agree with us about everything. It’s more important to find the areas where we agree and where we can make progress.
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