A Mitt Romney Abortion Timeline
The Obama campaign may have over-reached when they said Romney wants to "outlaw" abortion. But Romney has held many postions on the issue.
Romney in 2002: "Unequivocally" pro-choice
Romney in 2005: I'm pro-life but will maintain the pro-choice status quo
Romney in 2007: I'd be "delighted" to sign a bill banning abortion across the country
Romney in 2007: Extend 14th amendment to unborn child, banning abortion
Romney in 2008: Return abortion to the states
Romney in 2012: Return abortion to the states
Romney in 2012: I recognize the issue of abortion has been "settled for some time in the courts."
Romney in October 2012: “There’s no legislation with regards to abortion that I’m familiar with that would become part of my agenda."