Fri Mar 30, 2012, 02:05 PM
kpete (52,811 posts)
Mitt Romney's PAC Funded Anti-Gay Marriage Group Under The Radar
Source: Huffington Post
While neither the donation nor Romney's opposition to same-sex marriage were a secret, the precise way in which he contributed to NOM remained under tight wraps until Friday...
But when Romney eventually made his donation, he did so quietly, and through an unusual channel. Records filed by Romney's Free and Strong America PAC with the Federal Election Commission did not include details of that $10,000 donation. Nor did NOM's public 990 form. In fact, record of the payment was only uncovered Friday when the pro-gay rights Human Rights Campaign was sent a private IRS filing from NOM via a whistleblower. The Human Rights Campaign shared the filing with The Huffington Post.
Asked for comment, an aide to Romney said that the donation was made through the Alabama chapter of the Free and Strong America PAC. State records confirm this. However, the 990 NOM filed lists the donation as having come from PO Box 79226 in Belmont, Massachusetts.
Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/30/mitt-romney-gay-marriage_n_1391867.html?ref=elections-2012
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Fri Mar 30, 2012, 02:24 PM
mahatmakanejeeves (10,403 posts)
2. "... 990 NOM filed lists the donation as having come from PO Box 79226 in Belmont, Massachusetts."
Ummm, falsifying information provided to the IRS on a Federal form?
"Thou shalt not bear false witness?"