REPUBLICANS WERE THE PARTY OF EMANCIPATION

REPUBLICANS PASSED THE 13TH AMENDMENT PERMANENTLY ENDING SLAVERY, THE14TH AMENDMENT GRANTING EQUAL RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW, AND THE 15TH AMENDMENT GRANTING THE RIGHT TO VOTE.

Now, amazingly, the Democrats opposed these amendments. They opposed the 14th Amendment. Every single Democrat in the Senate and the House voted against it. Think voting, giving blacks the vote, according to the Democrats — NO. Every Democrat in the House [and] every Democrat in the Senate opposed the 15th Amendment. — Dinesh D’Souza

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The Real Slavery Debate Wasn't North vs. South But the Anti-Slavery Republicans and the Pro-Slavery Democrats

THE REAL SLAVERY DEBATE WASN’T NORTH AGAINST SOUTH

“Number one, most Southerners did not own slaves. Most confederates did not own slaves. And the Northern Democrats, led by Stephen Douglas, protected slavery with the same zeal as the Southern Democrats. Right away you see this isn’t just a north/south issue. The real slavery debate was between the anti-slavery Republicans and the pro-slavery Democrats. So that is the first chapter of this narrative in which you see the Democrats are really implicated in the worst horrors of modern history.” —Dinesh D’Souza

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