Abortion: The Democratic platform of Humer and Merullo undoubtedly supports a woman’s right to choose abortion. Whether it was her choice to engage in intercourse, it is her right. Abortion is a personal decision that should be between the woman, her family, and her doctor. There is absolutely no reason to get politicians and the government involved.
Immigration: America is a land of opportunity and freedom. Those who want to contribute to our society should be able to become illegal residents and citizens. Mr. Humer and Ms. Merullo want to give immigrants the life here that they can not have back in their homeland. American should give undocumented immigrants the chance to be citizens. The United States is known for their diversity and open arms, why should we stop now?
Homosexual Marriage: Mr. Humer and Ms. Merullo feel very strongly in marriage equality. Same-sex couples want to marry for the same reasons opposite-sex couples want to marry. Marriage should be handled at the state level, as it has been for the past 200 years. Humer and Merullo support that all families should be entitled to equal respect.
Civil Rights: Humer and Merullo will continue to fight for equal rights for everyone in America. A person should never be discriminated against because of their race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or religious beliefs. Long ago it was declared that “All men are created equal” but this country still has a long way to go. Humer and Merullo plan to stand by that statement and make America a truly equal nation.
Gun Control: Mr, Humer and Ms. Merullo understand that the second amendment that all Americans have the right to bear arms. Humer and Merullo want to strengthen the background check system to make the country safer. Gun violence has become a big problem in the U.S. for the past couple of years. Humer and Merullo want to make it certain that guns will not fall into the wrong hands and make sure that gun owners have the responsibility that is needed.