Lebanon County Democrats Principles & Ideals


The Lebanon County Democratic Party maintains these principles and ideals which direct our local party’s goals and mission in our home community.
 
Workers’ Rights
a. We support fair wages and benefits for all workers.
b. We encourage responsible economic development.
 
Environmental Protection and Preservation
a. We support environmentally friendly initiatives, policies, and development.
b. We will protect all residents’ rights to clean air and pure water.
c. We support the preservation and protection of our natural resources.
d. We will be good stewards of our local ecosystem.
 
Civil Rights and Fairness
a. We pledge to speak out when we see people treated unjustly.
b. We support access to affordable healthcare for all.
c. We will work to ensure all veterans, service members, and their families are treated fairly and respected for their service.
d. We will encourage and protect peacebuilding.
e. We support common sense gun legislation.
f. We support the rights of people of any color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, birthplace, age, disability, and genetic information and oppose discrimination on the basis of any of the above reasons.
g. We support a woman’s right to make her own reproductive decisions.
h. We believe the criminal justice system needs to be reformed so that no individuals or groups are unfairly and unjustly punished.
i. We believe the separation of church and state is of vital importance to our democracy.
 
Community Resources
a. We pledge to support public schools so all children have access to safe, free, quality pk-12 education.
b. We will work to make higher education and career training affordable for all who desire it.
c. We will work to maintain quality care and support for veterans, service members, and their families.
d. We support first responders, community aid workers, and organizations who aim to maintain civil liberties for all county residents.
e. We support infrastructure that allows equal access to all residents.
 
Voters’ Rights
a. We will work to ensure all citizens have access to vote.
b. We hold our county responsible for election integrity.
c. We will develop and support active leaders and elected officials who have principles and integrity.
d. We will hold policy makers accountable for their actions.
e. We require transparency in politics.

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