The Good News:
GOP Retains Pro-Life Plank That McCain Criticized
From the story: The sanctity-of-life plank approved by the Republican platform committee this week includes essentially the same uncompromisingly pro-life language that has been in Republican platforms dating back to the Reagan years, and that Republican presidential candidate John McCain has criticized in the past.
The Bad News:
GOP Platform Draft: Global Warming is Man-Made
From the story: A final draft of the Republican Party platform includes a first-ever plank on global warming that says human activity has contributed to climate change. "The same human activity that has brought freedom and opportunity to billions has also increased the amount of carbon in the atmosphere," the draft reads. "Increased atmospheric carbon has a warming effect on the earth."