Mitt Romney in 1994 was running for the U.S. Senate against Ted Kennedy, and sat on the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America. In this 1994 debate, when asked about his position on gays in Scouting, Romney stated:
“I believe that the Boy Scouts of America does a wonderful service for this country. I support the right of the Boy Scouts of America to decide what it wants to do on that issue. I feel that all people should be able to participate in the Boy Scouts regardless of their sexual orientation.”
Why was it OK for gays to be in the Boy Scouts in 1994, but not in 2012? What difference does 18 years make?
Hat tip: GLAAD
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