"These issues weigh on the minds and hearts of voters," said Family Research Council Action President Tony Perkins. "It is crucial that voters get the facts before they vote."
"With the next president selecting up to four Supreme Court justices, this is not a time to seek sanctuary on the sidelines. If we, as Christians, do not take our responsibility to be salt and light and exercise our right to cast an informed vote, we could see a further erosion of our fundamental freedoms," added Perkins.
"The greatest distinguisher in this election cycle is where the candidates stand on their party's platform. The GOP has the most conservative platform in recent history while the Democrats have the most liberal. While party platforms are often viewed as political platitudes that have little bearing on how the parties will govern, the reality is the platforms really matter. One study found that Democratic politicians voted about three quarters of the time with their platform while GOP politicians voted nearly 90 percent with theirs," noted Perkins.
"The platforms are like a rudder on a boat, they guide and provide principles for elected leaders. While the media largely ignores the party platforms after the political conventions, they should play a major role in every voters' decision-making for 2016," concluded Perkins.
Click here download a copy of FRC Action's Voter Guide: https://www.frcaction.org/2016
Click here to watch a video comparing the 2016 Republican and Democratic Party platforms: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vrAayXo-Zw
*Candidate positions were compiled from recorded votes and public information sources.
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