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Mitt Romney Contradicts Himself In Front Of Marriage Equality-Endorsing NAACP

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Speaking at the NAACP convention in Houston, Texas, Mitt Romney once again contradicted himself. The presidential hopeful told conference-goers that he hopes to represent all Americans “of every race, creed, and sexual orientation.” However, Romney then went on to promise that he will “defend traditional marriage.” If Romney wishes to truly “represent” gay Americans, his consistent pledge to prevent their basic rights is not a good start. Ironically, Romney’s speech at the NAACP comes only weeks after the civil rights group voted to support marriage equality as a continuation of its historic mission to promote equal protection under the law. Watch it:

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