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Romney U: Infographic: Civil Unions and the Two Mitt Romneys

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Andrew Phifer is an intern for LGBT Progress at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Crosby Burns is a Research Associate for the LGBT Research and Communications Project at CAP Action.

Endnotes

[1] Frank Phillips, “Romney’s stance on civil unions draws fire,” The Boston Globe, February 23, 2005, available at http:/www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2005/02/23/romneys_stance_on_civil_unions_draws_fire.

[2] Marc Ambinder, “2012 And Huntsman’s Surprise,” The Atlantic, February 13, 2009, available at http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2009/02/2012-and-huntsmans-surprise/602.

[3] Ben Adler, “The Nation: Gay Marriage Caught Romney Off Guard,” The Nation, May 11, 2012, available at http://www.npr.org/2012/05/11/152489094/the-nation-gay-marriage-caught-romney-off-guard.

[4] Ibid.

[5] Maggie Haberman, “Gay marriage decisions shows ‘leadership,’ Rudy Giuliani says of Andrew Cuomo,” Politico, June 27, 2011, available at http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0611/57882.html.

[6] David Gibson, “Condi Rice: Pro-Choice, Libertarian . . . and Evangelical,” Politics Daily, December 28, 2010, available at http://www.politicsdaily.com/2010/12/28/condi-rice-pro-choice-libertarian-and-evangelical.

[7] Nick Wing, “Laura Bush: Gay Marriage Should Be Legal, Abortion Should Remain Legal,” The Huffington Post, May 13, 2010, available at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/05/13/laura-bush-gay-marriage-s_n_574731.html.

[8] Jo Becker, “A Conservative’s Road to Same-Sex Marriage Advocacy,” The New York Times, August 18, 2009, available at http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/19/us/19olson.html?pagewanted=all.

[9] Michael Barbaro, “Romney Reaffirms Opposition to Marriage, or Unions, for Gay Couples,” The New York Times, May 9, 2012, available at http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/10/us/politics/romney-reaffirms-opposition-to-marriage-or-similar-for-gay-couples.html.

[10] Luke Johnson, “Michele Bachmann Reacts To Encounter With Elijah, 8-Year-Old With Gay Mother,” The Huffington Post, December 7, 2011, available at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/07/michele-bachmann-elijah-gay-rights_n_1134947.html.

[11] Leigh Ann Caldwell, “Santorum opposes civil unions for same-sex couples,” CBS News, February 22, 2012, available at http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-57383106-503544/santorum-opposes-civil-unions-for-same-sex-couples.

[12] “Defense of Marriage Act,” available at http://governor.state.tx.us/priorities/families/stronger_families/defense_of_marriage_act (last accessed July 2012).

[13] “Herman Cain Supports ‘Traditional Marriage,’ Won’t Say If He Opposes Civil Unions,” Equality Matters, June 10, 2011, available at http://equalitymatters.org/emtv/201106100006.

[14] “Newt Gingrich – Candidates Stances on Issues within Gay Rights,” available at http://electful.com/candidate/newt-gingrich/issues/gay-rights (last accessed July 2012).

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