Andy

October 26, 2012

Mitt Romney overruled state agency and rejected new birth certificates for children born to gay pare

'Then-Governor Mitt Romney … rejected the Registry of Vital Records plan and insisted that his top legal staff individually review the circumstances of every birth to same-sex parents. Only after winning approval from Romney's lawyers could hospital officials and town clerks across the state be permitted to cross out by hand the word "father'' on individual birth certificates- and then write in "second parent-'' in ink.'

Mitt Romney overruled state agency and rejected new birth certificates for children born to gay pare