Mitt Romney says he's "been as consistent as human beings can be" to a New Hampshire newspaper editorial board Thursday, which, if true, means humans are always changing their opinions on abortion. For instance: While Romney told abortion-rights activists he'd help make the Republican Party more pro-choice in 2002, more recently he said he'd support a law to declare a fertilized egg a person, which would make birth control like IUDs a murder weapon. An officer for NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts took detailed notes on the meeting her group had with Romney in September 2002, The Washington Post's Peter Wallsten and Juliet Eilperin report, and Romney hinted his moderation would be especially helpful as his political career progressed: "You need someone like me in Washington." But as his career has developed, it hasn't really worked out that way.
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