Post submitted by Lucas Acosta (he/him), former Deputy Director of Communications, Politics
The recommendations address climate change, criminal justice reform, the economy, education, health care and immigration.
Today, the Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force submitted their platform recommendations to the DNC Platform Committee on issues related to climate change, criminal justice reform, the economy, education, health care, and immigration. In response, Human Rights Campaign President Alphonso David issued the following statement:
“The Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force recommendations prove this upcoming platform will be among the most, if not the most, pro-equality platform from any party in our history.
“These recommendations also clearly contrast with the virulently anti-LGBTQ Republican platform -- a poorly considered copy and paste job they didn’t even bother to update for our day and age. Trump, Pence and their allies have made no secret of their years-long campaign to dehumanize LGBTQ people and strip away our rights.
“The Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force recommendations would help us turn the page and build a better, stronger future for all LGBTQ people.”
The Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force recommendations include the following: