Romney's Potential Veeps: How Antigay Are They?

Rating the pro-gay (but mostly antigay) records of Mitt Romney's VP short list.

BY Daniel Reynolds

July 17 2012 3:00 AM ET

John Randolph Thune, U.S. senator from South Dakota

- In 1999, Thune voted to ban adoptions by same-sex couples in D.C.
- In 2008 he cosponsored the Federal Marriage Amendment, which defined marriage exclusively as the union between a man and a woman.
- He voted against repeal of “don't ask, don’t tell.”

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