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Mitt Romney Abortion

How Mitt Romney Threatens Women's (and Men's) Legal Right to Birth Control and Privacy in the Bedroom

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

If the next president is a Republican who gets to replace the ailing Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a judicial conservative, the right to privacy could be a thing of the past and states could enact laws which would pass Constitutional muster restricting access to birth control.

Romney Takes Stand On Banning Contraception

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

(AP) MANCHESTER, N.H. — Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney says that constitutional amendments are the way to guarantee bedrock rights an...

Are Iowa's Republican Frontrunners Taking Cues from Sharia Law?

Keli Goff | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics
Keli Goff

I'm at a loss to see any real difference between the manner in which Sharia law penalizes women who are raped and the efforts of Perry and his Personhood cohorts to penalize American rape survivors with a nonconsensual pregnancy.

Laura Bassett

Rick Santorum: Mitt Romney Is Not Conservative Enough

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, who is just barely trailing Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the latest Iowa poll, defended his 200...

Jason Linkins

Romney: 'I Changed My Mind' On Gay Marriage, Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

During Thursday night's GOP presidential debate, moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News questioned former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on his history o...

GOP Candidate: 'My Views Are Progressive'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney described his views as "progressive" at a 2002 campaign stop in Worcester, Mass., while running for governor. "I think the old standby ...

GOP Candidate Claims Obama Will Try To 'Assassinate' Opponents' Character

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said President Barack Obama will try to "assassinate" the character of his opponents in an interview on ...

Mitt Romney: 'Man Of Steadiness' Or Flip-Flopper?

AP | By STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -- When he was running for Massachusetts governor in 2002, Mitt Romney's campaign courted voters at a Boston Gay Pride weekend by handing out f...

Laura Bassett

Romney Flip-Flops On Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's past support for abortion rights and state-funded family planning, especially during his Senate run in...

Sam Stein

Huntsman: 'Personhood' Amendment That Romney, GOP Field Back 'Goes Too Far'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A ballot initiative in Mississippi that would define a fertilized egg as a legal person has led to a rare divide among Republican presid...

Romney Repeating Ken Buck's Errors on Personhood

Jill Hanauer | Posted 01.04.2012 | Denver
Jill Hanauer

As Mississippi Republicans back away from the personhood ballot initiative that would restrict reproductive rights in the state, Mitt Romney's position on this national issue looks increasingly out-of-touch with a majority of voters.

In Political Past, GOP Candidate Worked To Reassure Liberals

The Washington Post | Peter Wallsten and Juliet Eilperin | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney was firm and direct with the abortion rights advocates sitting in his office nine years ago, assuring the group that if elected Massachuse...

Furious Maddow Tears Into Romney In Epic Rant

Posted 12.21.2011 | Media

Beer, birth control, baby-making - oh my! Rachel Maddow tore into Governor Mitt Romney last night and took her criticism of the GOP candidate (and, re...

Jon Ward

Perry Knocks Romney On Abortion, And Backer Calls Mormonism A 'Cult'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rick Perry opened a new front in the 2012 Republican presidential primary on Friday, implicitly questioning Mitt Romney’s pro-life aut...

Jon Ward

GOP Hopefuls To Discuss Social Issues At Forum: 'They're Going To Be Uncomfortable'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- If Wednesday's Republican presidential primary debate, the first in which Texas Governor Rick Perry will participate, is a test for al...

Anti-Abortion Talk-Show Host Takes on Mitt Romney

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.08.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Bob Enyart, a local anti-abortion radio-show host, is planning a national campaign to convince GOP primary and caucus voters of this: "When Mitt Romney says he's a pro-family, pro-life conservative, he is a liar."

Sam Stein

Religious Conservative Group To Attack Mitt Romney On Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A religious conservative group that spent part of the 2008 campaign attacking Mitt Romney on grounds that he signed off on pro-abortion ...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney's Other Health Care Hurdle: Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney set to formally announce his presidential campaign this week and with several publication...

Mitt Romney's Abortion Stance: 'I Never Really Called Myself Pro-Choice'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former -- and perhaps future -- Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney talked with radio host Don Imus Wednesday morning about his views on abo...

Ann Coulter Ambushed By Anti-Abortion Activists

The Colorado Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ultra-conservative Christian talk radio hosts are taking a new approach to getting their message out -- ambushing right-wing pundit Ann Coulter over h...

Romney Returns: Attacks Obama On Abortion

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HOT SPRINGS, Va. — Republican Mitt Romney, a potential candidate for the White House in 2012, accused President Barack Obama on Friday of answer...

Romney Officials Approved Funds For Planned Parenthood

Boston Globe | Frank Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former governor Mitt Romney's economic development agency granted initial approval to a tax-exempt bond last year for a Planned Parenthood clinic in W...

Romney Shrugs Off Photo Showing Him At Planned Parenthood Fundraiser

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney dismissed a picture on the Internet on Tuesday that apparently showed him attending a fundraising reception for Planned Parenthood in 1994...

Romney Attended Planned Parenthood Fundraiser

Political Radar | Rick Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney attended a fund-raising reception for Planned Parenthood in 1994 in conjunction with a $150 donation his wife made to the organization -- ...