Monday, March 2nd, 2015
Actress Patricia Arquette accepts the award for Best Supporting Actress during the 87th Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 22, 2015. Photo by Getty Images

The facts, and fact checks, behind Patricia Arquette's Oscar speech

Actress Patricia Arquette accepted an Oscar for her work in "Boyhood" Sunday night and spoke out on an issue often raised in Georgia politics: The wage gap between men and women.

PolitiFact Georgia has found that the rating for the claims vary as widely as the studies that confirm at least some divide,

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Half-True

State Department forecast: 50 permanent jobs

Pants on Fire!

Ingredient also not part of childhood vaccines

True

70 people dead in year's first 28 days

Mostly True

Distinction is whether jobs will be for existing Georgians