In an article in the Spartanburg Herald-Journal (SC), a spokesman for Mitt Romney’s Commonwealth PAC is quoted:
"Gov. Romney has always stood on the side of life, he’s been a fierce defender of the sanctity of marriage, and will continue to fight for those conservative principles. Gov. Romney is a person of faith, and that’s important to most Americans. He leads by example with character and integrity, and has been married to the same woman for more than 30 years," said Young, who notes that he is a Southern Baptist and Bob Jones University graduate.
Indeed, just today, Romney’s hometown paper, the Boston Globe, published a list of Romney’s "Changing Views". On abortion it said:
Then: In 1994 and 2002, Romney expressed strong support for abortion rights. "I respect and will protect a women’s right to choose," he wrote in a 2002 NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts questionnaire. "This choice is a deeply personal one. Women should be free to choose based on their own beliefs, not mine and not the government’s."
Now: Romney said his education on stem cell research led him to reevaluate his position. "I’m committed to promoting the culture of life," Romney said in an interview with the National Review last week. "Like Ronald Reagan, and [former Illinois congressman] Henry Hyde, and others who became pro life, I had this issue wrong in the past."
"Always stood on the side of life"? He lies. And when he’s caught, he calls it a conversion.