Statements about Abortion
Girl Scouts USA’s curriculum "promotes Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, Betty Friedan, founder of NARAL Prochoice, and other pro-abortion women as icons for our children to emulate."
The "U.S. has the highest unintended pregnancy rate of any Western industrialized country."
A bill backed by Sean Duffy and other House Republicans "could actually require the Internal Revenue Service to conduct audits of rape victims" who get an abortion.
In the past three years, state legislatures have "enacted more of these restrictions (on abortion) than in the previous 10 years combined."
"State Rep. Kathleen Peters has a 100 percent pro-abortion voting record – even voting against a ban on sex-selection abortions."
Says Chris Christie "vetoed Planned Parenthood funding five times over the course of his governorship."
Gov. Lincoln Chafee has imposed "a mandatory abortion fee" on all Rhode Islanders who buy health insurance through the state’s Obamacare exchange.
"Wendy Davis opposes any limits on abortion."
Says David Dewhurst "went out for drinks" during Senate debate on abortion bill.
Only "four countries in the world… allow abortions after 20 weeks" of pregnancy.
"In fiscal year 2011-2012, 4,191 abortions were paid for by taxpayers via the Oregon Health Plan."
"Cuccinelli wants to make all abortion illegal, even in cases of rape and incest, even to protect a woman’s health."
"I’ve never supported legislation that invades people’s choices about contraception."
Says Cory Booker "supports late-term and partial-birth abortion and opposes safety regulations."
"There are only four countries in the world that ... legalize abortion after five months -- China, North Korea, Canada and the U.S."
Under a new law regulating abortions, "Even if you're raped, if you don't report it in the first 30 days, the Republicans will force you to have an ultrasound."
Says that each year, about 25,000 American women become pregnant through rape or incest.
"Every (personhood) bill I’ve ever support has either had language that says we’re conforming to the constitutional rulings of the Supreme Court or something to that effect."
Says if Texas abortion measure passes, "someone living in El Paso would have to drive 550 miles each way to San Antonio for something as simple as cervical cancer screening."
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