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Old 09-15-2019, 12:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Dallas Jones View Post
My point was that when no other candidate challenged Beto about his gun confiscation plan, no one said "hey wait a minute, we aren't taking your guns, we are looking for solutions", when it went unchallenged, it became a part of the Democratic Party's platform. It should have been challenged.

Because it was not challenged the statement stands. And will be viewed by voters as an official part of the platform.
It appears you don't understand how party platforms are formed or written. When a candidate puts forward an idea it does not automatically become a part of the party platform. In this case it could be considered part of Beto's platform but that is the extent of it.