Mitt Romney’s sister defends his abortion stance

August 29, 2012

Mitt Romney's eldest sister, who is not a regular surrogate for the Republican on the campaign trail, is trying to reassure women who worry about the GOP's approach to abortion. National Journal: 

Mitt Romney’s eldest sister, who has backed prominent Democrats for office and is in Tampa showing support for her brother, had some reassuring words Wednesday for women concerned about the Republican Party’s hard line on abortion.

Mitt Romney would never make abortions illegal as president, Jane Romney said when National Journal asked her about the subject after a “Women for Mitt” event. "He’s not going to be touching any of that,” she said. “It’s not his focus.”

Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.
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