The Republican party is one of the two major political parties in the united states of america. The other party is the Democrat party. The Republican party is the more conservative of the two parties. It is pro-life, against same sex unions, and is for lower taxes. It also is for a smaller goverment unlike the democrat party that feels that it is the goverments job to help people and will use goverment money to do so. Republicans feel that it is more of a help to just have lower taxes. The republican party is the younger of the two major political parties.