Boston Globe. In December , Romney stated: When his lieutenant governor supported a temporary suspension of the state gasoline tax to provide consumers some relief during a period of especially high gasoline prices in , Romney rejected the proposal, arguing that maintaining the tax would help encourage energy conservation: Other third-party and independent candidates.
Romney instead offered two possible replacement systems, one involving individual unemployment savings accounts that employees would withdraw from when they lose their jobs, the other keyed on instituting financial incentives for businesses and other employers to hire and train those who had been unemployed for a long time. LA Times. We also should keep weapons of unusual lethality from being on the street.
And number two, I believe that humans contribute to that. In a campaign interview on October 9, , Romney stated, "There's no legislation with regards to abortion that I'm familiar with that would become part of my agenda. I don't line up with the NRA. Retrieved January 24,
Salt Lake City. Mitt Romney may be publicly waving off social issues in favor of stump speeches on the economy and ill-advised missives on the Middle East, but he's managed to find some time to meet with the anti-pornography group Morality in Media , to whom he's pledged to crack down on porn if elected president. NY Times.