Statements about Women

"Pregnant women who stand for five to six hours at a time increase their risk of pre-term pregnancy by 80 percent."

"Earlier this year, [John DePetro] was accused of sexually assaulting a female co-worker."

"Women make 77 cents for every dollar earned by men."

"David Cicilline was the state representative who opposed tough mandatory sentences for those convicted of domestic violence  and child abuse."

"In 2010, Mr. [Anthony] Gemma described himself as a 'pro-life' candidate. Now, he claims to be pro-choice."

Women "earn only 77 cents for every dollar earned by men in the same position."

"Only 14 percent of Catholics agree with the Vatican's position that abortion should be illegal."

"One out of four of our young people say they are victims of this (dating) violence."

The polls "show over half of Americans identify themselves as being pro-life."

"[Mitt] Romney and [Brendan] Doherty certainly have a lot in common, like flip-flopping on abortion -- in Doherty's case, in a little over a week."

"Nearly half of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unintended."

The WIC program "is an incredibly cost effective program, serving nearly 10 million Americans each year and costing less than $100 per person. In my district, more than 18 percent of residents suffer from food insecurity and depend on WIC to make ends meet."

"Ten percent of violent deaths in the U.S. each year are due to strangulation."

"Fifty-three percent of teens in Central Falls are getting pregnant."

Advertisement
How to contact us:

We want to hear your suggestions and comments. For tips or comments on our campaign promise database, please e-mail the Obameter. If you are commenting on a specific promise, please include the promise number. For comments about our Truth-O-Meter or Flip-O-Meter items, please e-mail the Truth-O-Meter. We’re especially interested in seeing any chain e-mails you receive that you would like us to check out. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.

Browse the The Truth-O-MeterTM:
Browse The Obameter:
Subscribe:

Keep up to date with Politifact National: