Social Issues

The Reform Party does not force candidates to adopt positions on social issues.

SOCIAL ISSUES The Reform Party takes NO STANCE as an organization on issues such as pro-life/pro-choice and gay marriage.

The Reform Party as a national organization believes that social issues or values issues (which include issues such as abortion, gay marriage, and end of life decisions) should not be our focus as a party.  Instead our focus should be on issues such as the economy, government fiscal accountability, trade, national security, and jobs.  As an organization, we expect our state parties, and our candidates, to do the same. 

The Reform Party does not, and will not, have stances on Social or Values Issues in our National Platform.

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Read the Latest Articles from Our Blog

Here are three recent blog posts from the Reform Party.

Family running with American flagRead more +20 March 2020 By Michael Hackmer in COVID-19, Michael Hackmer, Chairman, Reform Party of Virginia, US Economy

Time To Put the People First: A Reform Party Solution for America’s Economic Recovery

We see the job losses increasing. Now is the time to take bold action. Locally, in my town of Ashburn, Virginia, Ford’s Fish Shack announced it was laying off 155 hourly workers. They had a 90% drop in revenue, and are now fighting for survival. They are not alone. More restaurants and businesses all over town,
Vote Against Two-Party CorruptionRead more +15 February 2020 By Michael Hackmer in Uncategorized

Don’t Vote “Blue No Matter Who” or to “Keep America Great.”

One of my closest, oldest and dearest friends, and a staunch progressive advocate, shared a video of Kim Iversen with me. For those of you who do not know, Iversen is a progressive journalist and started her own YouTube channel that has over 200,000 subscribers. People who know me understand that though I am not
Unions and PoliticsRead more +13 February 2020 By Michael Hackmer in 2020 Election

What the Nevada Culinary Union’s Position on Medicare for All Tells Us About the M4A Movement and the Democratic Candidates

A conflict has been brewing between one of Nevada’s most powerful labor unions and the Sanders campaign (indeed, the whole Medicare for All / M4A movement). For months tension had been building. But recently, the tension hit hard as Nevada’s Culinary Union 226, which represents hospitality workers in Nevada, openly circulated a flyer speaking against
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