Mitt Romney: God Will Stay in GOP Platform


romney-yerushalayim“I will not take God out of the name of our platform. I will not take God off our coins and I will not take God out of my heart. We’re a nation that’s bestowed by God.”

That statement was made by Mitt Romney yesterday, making reference for the first time to the Democrats’ about-face on having the word “God” in their party’s platform.

If he is elected, he made clear, God will not be removed from the Republican platform.

The comments followed the awkward proceedings last week during the Democratic National Convention, where after one day the platform was amended to include the word “God” and name Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, reportedly under the instruction of President Obama.

“We believe in a nation under god, a nation indivisible, a nation united, a nation with justice and liberty for all,” said Romney reciting the final clause of the GOP platform in full. “And for that to happen, we’re going to have to have a new president that will commit to getting America working again; that will commit to a strong military; that will commit to a nation under god that recognizes that we the American people were given our rights not by government but by God himself.”

{Noam Newscenter}


  1. The GOP is no more a godly party than the Empire State Building is the Eiffel Tower. Just because you want to cater to a religious group of evangelicals does not mean that a party that does not plan the same way you plan is a “godless” party. In fact our Creator was mentioned in a number of the Democratic speeches. Where does a party get the dignity and audacity to criticize any other party for its computing its future statement based on religious issues. Where is separation of State and Church? I am sure that if you look back on many of the platforms over the years, there was no mention of a higher power just because it was not their focus. But still we do all have a higher power awareness.