American Solidarity Party

American political party

The American Solidarity Party (ASP) is a Christian democratic political party in the United States.[2][6]

American Solidarity Party
AbbreviationASP
ChairpersonSkylar Covich[1]
Founded2011; 10 years ago (2011)
IdeologyChristian democracy[2][3]
Political positionSyncretic
Fiscal: Center-left
Social: Center-right[4]
ColorsOrange
Slogan"Common Good, Common Ground, Common Sense."[5]
Elected offices3
Election symbol
pelican
Website
www.solidarity-party.org

It was founded in 2011 and officially incorporated in 2016.

The party has a Solidarity National Committee (SNC) and has numerous active state and local chapters.[7] Brian Carroll is the party’s nominee in the 2020 presidential election.

BeliefsEdit

Social IssuesEdit

The Solidarity Party calls itself "Pro-Life for the Whole Life", meaning that they are against abortion, capital punishment, police violence, and forcing prisoners to work without pay. The Party supports Universal Healthcare, protecting migrants, and social safety nets.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Party Leadership - American Solidarity Party". 2020. Retrieved July 12, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Longenecker, Dwight (12 May 2016). "Is It Time for a US Christian Democracy Party?". Aleteia. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  3. "Platform". American Solidarity Party. Retrieved 2018-04-12.
  4. "Did you know there's a third party based on Catholic teaching?". Catholic News Agency. 12 October 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2018. We could best be described as "centrist" as a party...but not centrist by today's definition… Politically, we would be considered center-right on social issues and center-left on economic issues.
  5. Longenecker, Dwight (12 May 2016). "Is It Time for a US Christian Democracy Party?". Aleteia. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  6. "Christian Democracy". American Solidarity Party. Archived from the original on November 16, 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  7. "About Us". American Solidarity Party. Retrieved 18 July 2018.