Mitt Romney Attended Pro-Choice Group's Award Ceremony In 1995
The presumptive Republican nominee has been dogged by his pro-choice past. In this photo taken in January 1995 at the Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus (MWPC) awards ceremony, Romney is pictured with Evelyn Murphy, a former Lt. Governor; Ted Kennedy fundraiser Lisa McBirney; his own 1994 campaign fundraiser Priscilla Ruzzo. MWPC, is the state affiliate of the National Women's Political Caucus, a nonpartisan group founded in 1971 by Gloria Steinem that "prides itself in increasing the number of pro-choice women elected and appointed into office every year." MWCP lists it's primary issues of concern as reproductive freedoms and the right to choice, equal and civil rights for all citizens regardless of sexual orientation, religion, or race, support for the Equal Rights Amendment, and accessible and affordable child care.