Skip to comments.Romney backs away from gay adoptions [Friday night, after endorsing Thursday]
Posted on 05/12/2012 8:12:05 AM PDT by kevcol
(CBS News) Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Friday backed away from his support of adoptions by same-sex couples, saying that he simply "acknowledges" the legality of such adoptions in many states.
A day earlier, Romney, in an interview with Fox News' Neil Cavuto, had indicated that while he does not support same-sex marriage, he considers the adoption of children by same-sex couples a "right."
He said on Thursday: "And if two people of the same gender want to live together, want to have a loving relationship, or even to adopt a child -- in my state individuals of the same sex were able to adopt children. In my view, that's something that people have a right to do. But to call that marriage is something that in my view is a departure from the real meaning of that word."
But then on Friday, he was asked, in an interview with CBS' WBTV in Charlotte, N.C., how his opposition to same-sex marriage "squared" with his support for gay adoptions. Romney told anchor Paul Cameron, "Well actually I think all states but one allow gay adoption, so that's a position which has been decided by most of the state legislators, including the one in my state some time ago. So I simply acknowledge the fact that gay adoption is legal in all states but one."
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A liberal cross-dressing as a republican will do more damage than a real liberal. The GOP in Congress will actually cast a no vote for the worst of zero’s ideas. Mittens would be able to get a solid block of rino’s and rats to back up his crap.
Mittens will never get my vote. Even if it means four more years of an empty suited incompetant liberal.
Name your poison, hemlock or cyanide.
So he says marriage is between a man and a woman, but he says it’s the right of homos to adopt children, and he has a long history of cuddling up to sodomites.
His “passion?” LOL, his passion is power, plain and simple. And his religious upbringing taught him contempt for the very evangelical Christians he was speaking to.
You say I missed a great speech. You missed my earlier point (deliberately, I suspect). He will say anything to please his particular audience at the time. He’s skilled at it. And he depends upon people to fall for it. It amazes me that they still do it.
If a tyrant gave a perfect speech, would the tyrant be OK?
How about an eloquent rapist, Deval?
Does a perfect speech, cure an inveterate RINO?
Shake shake shake
I have my industrial strength nose clip to use when I vote against zer0bama...
I will use it.
I think now the only approach is get Mitt in, and make sure Mitt is out in 2016, and his Presidency is rendered ineffective.
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What, Robomney thinks no one will remember or there is no record of what he just said? How can any one support this guy? He's a narcissist!! Lies about what he just said! I just saw a someone (wish I remembered who said it) of what narcissists are like. They constantly lie right to your face and then reverse and lie the opposite way in five minutes. This man is 100% untrustworthy. Except that we can trust he'll be a total disaster if somehow he is forced down our craw as the nominee.
No, the only approach is:
A REVOLUTION AT THE CONVENTION!
Reality Check: Why all RNC delegates are Free Agents and unbound
Four minute news clip. If anyone explains its accuracy I’d be much obliged.
Obama has made it quite clear where he stands on such issues as gay rights, abortion, organized religion, and a host of other social issues.
Just as importantly, we also know where he stands on the welfare state, budget deficits, the national debt, amnesty, the use of our national energy resources, and national security (he needs some flexibility until after his reelection to deal with Putin.)
We also know of his connections to domestic terrorists like Ayers and Dohrn, his mentoring by Frank Marshall Davis, his 20 year relationship with Rev Wright who married him and baptized his daughters, and Van Jones. Obama hates this country and has bowed and scraped all over the world apologizing for us. He doesn't even want to mention that Islamic fundamentalism represents a major threat to this nation. And he continues with his open borders policy and backdoor amnesty of 300,000 who have been ordered deported by the courts.
I am not going to change your beliefs. Please vote your conscience and principles. I will do the same. We will just agree to disagree.
Put a pancake on Romney’s head for another fine flip-flop!
Are you LDS?
where’s the GIF of the face-plant guy?
Romney is the best this country can present as an alternative to a halfrican marxist?
its sort of like the GOP-e forced us to take a 49cc scooter when we could have taken a car (any car!). I would have been happy with a Ford Maverick or even a Chevy Geo.
You're laying it on pretty thick!
Maybe you should loosen the bicycle helmet strap a little.
FUMR, and the RINO-drawn jack-wagon of religious fraud you rode in on.
"...who, being themselves but fallible and uninspired men, have assumed dominion over the faith of others, setting up their own opinions and modes of thinking as the only true and infallible, and as such endeavoring to impose them on others, hath established and maintained false religions over the greatest part of the world, and through all time;...that it is time enough for the rightful purposes of civil government, for its officers to interfere when principles break out into overt acts against peace and good order; and finally, that truth is great and will prevail if left to herself, that she is the proper and sufficient antagonist to error, and has nothing to fear from the conflict, unless by human interposition disarmed of her natural weapons, free argument and debate, errors ceasing to be dangerous when it is permitted freely to contradict them. ""I HAVE SWORN UPON THE ALTAR OF GOD ETERNAL HOSTILITY TO EVERY FORM OF TYRANNY OVER THE MIND OF MAN"--The Virginia Act For Establishing Religious Freedom
--Thomas Jefferson, 1786