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Mormons’ First Families Rally Behind Romney

posted on July 18, 2012

Decedents of Mormonism’s pioneering families “have formed a financial bulwark and support network for Mr. Romney at every important point in his political career,” reports Jim Rutenberg for The New York Times. Almost “two dozen members of Mormon families provided nearly $8 million of the financing for the ‘super PAC’ working to elect Mr. Romney, Restore Our Future.” Richard Eyre, a Mormon and a friend of the Romney family, says, “I think for Mormons, particularly for prominent ones who already feel widely accepted and admired individually, this feels like a chance to also see their church, which they love, accepted and admired institutionally.”

Read at The New York Times