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A Mitt Romney Gay Rights Timeline

President Obama came out in support of gay marriage yesterday. Here's a look at Mitt Romney's early support for some gay rights, and his move away from that.

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Mitt Romney's 1994 letter to the Log Cabin Republicans saying he supports ENDA, ending Don't Ask Don't Tell, and will be better on gay rights than Ted Kennedy

Romney in 2003: I agree with 3000 years of recorded history. Marriage is a union between a man and a woman.

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Mitt Romney testifying against gay marriage in 2004: The children of America have a right to have a mother and a father.

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A 2006 rally led by Romney against gay marriage.

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Mitt Romney in 2009: There should be a national standard against gay marriage.

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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