Is Mitt Romney’s “Moderation” a Fairy Tale?

Absolutely! The “personhood” amendment is about as extremist as it could be, but Romney is for it.

I keep hoping Republican opposition to reproductive freedom will eventually catch up with them. Who knows? 2012 could be the year.

[Cross-posted at The Reality-Based Community]

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Mark Kleiman

Mark Kleiman is a professor of public policy at the New York University Marron Institute.