Results tagged “mitt romney” from Last Word

“It is exceedingly difficult for us to sell Arizona as a destination against a backdrop of negative attention suggesting certain travelers or conference attendees would not be welcome here -- as a matter of law." -- Steve Hart, Marriott’s Arizona area vice president, in a letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer. Marriott International, American Airlines, Apple, AT&T and Delta Airlines ... [Read]

A new video from the "Mitt Gets Worse" project featured Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) hounding Mitt Romney over his lack of support for gay rights. Frank also said that Romney's future actions as President would be "more worser:" "Particularly on LGBT rights, he's been especially incosistent.... [In 1994, he announced] that he would be better on LGBT rights than Ted ... [Read]

In terms of civil rights, in terms of the progress of human decency, one of the clearest political victories of 2011 -- a long and cruelly delayed victory -- is the triumph, last June, of marriage equality in the State of New York. This is a victory that will, if we are lucky, spread to many more states and has ... [Read]

"No, actually, I think at the time the Constitution was written it was pretty clear that marriage is between a man and a woman. And I don't believe the Supreme Court has changed that." Mitt Romney responds to Bob Garon, a 63-year-old gay military veteran and New Hampshire resident, who asked the candidate whether he supported repeal of New Hampshire's ... [Read]