The resolution states Connecticut Republicans “deem it necessary that the Democratic Party change its name due to the Party’s long tragic legacy denying Americans basic human rights,” including:
Democrats blocked the first attempt to ratify the 13th Amendment in 1863
Democrats unanimously voted against the 14th Amendment giving former slaves citizenship
Democrats unanimously voted against the 15th Amendment giving former slaves the right to vote
Democrats instituted Jim Crow laws across Democrat led states, preventing African Americans the right to vote.
Democrats held the longest filibuster in U.S Senate history to block the civil rights act 1957.