Under Fire From Republicans, Democrats Change Platform To Include God, Jerusalem | Roland Martin Reports

Under Fire From Republicans, Democrats Change Platform To Include God, Jerusalem

Source: AP / The Washington Post

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Democrats have changed their convention platform to add a mention of God and declare that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.

The move came after criticism from Republicans.

Many in the audience booed after the convention chairman, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, ruled that the amendments had been approved despite the fact that a large group of delegates objected.

He called for a vote three times before ruling.

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