Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Statements about Women

Mostly True

Details are the stumbling blocks

True

Men hold majority of elected offices

Institute for Women's Policy Research

Institute for Women's Policy Research

Georgia ranks 49th for women serving in elected state and federal offices.

— Georgia

Mostly False

Viral video overlooks key context in wage gap

True

State also in top 10 for overall homicide rate

Mostly False

Census data tells the tale

Mostly False

A question of fairness

Half-True

"Same work" claim depends on job

Mostly False

Wrong to say "for the same work."

Mostly True

Qualifier "on average" the key

Mostly False

Factual gap appears in Carter's gender pay gap statement

Mostly False

Claim doesn't make correct change.

Half-True

Claim needs the rest of the story

True

Equal pay for equal work?

 National Women's Law Center

National Women's Law Center

"In every state, women are paid less than men."

— Georgia

Half-True

Correct, but Barnes needs to add important context

False

The bill lost, and it wouldn't have funded abortions anyway