Statements about Abortion
Rob Portman shares "radical, ideological views" toward women.
"Marcy Kaptur voted against a ban which would have prevented the aborting of a baby girl for the sole reason that she's a girl."
Access for 12,000 women to use Planned Parenthood -- "not for the right to choose," but for "basic health care" -- was "taken away" by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch.
The Obama White House recognizes a "baby that has not been born" for security purposes.
Under a new law, doctors performing drug-induced abortions could be charged if women don’t return to them for follow-up care
"Only 14 percent of Catholics agree with the Vatican's position that abortion should be illegal."
Says a bill requiring ultrasounds before abortions "was supported by Republicans and Democrats."
Says abortion doctors are "flying into this state, performing abortions and flying out."
Says Jeff Wentworth was the only Republican to vote against the Texas measure requiring women to have a sonogram before receiving an abortion.
Says Gloria Steinem once called Kay Bailey Hutchison a "female impersonator."
"Nearly 45 percent of the women who receive health screenings through (the Women’s Health Program) do so at a Planned Parenthood health center."
Says that in fiscal year 2010, "nearly 80 percent of women served" in the Texas Women’s Health Program received services from a provider other than a Planned Parenthood clinic.
Says Romney flip-flopped on abortion.
The administration has issued rules for "$1 abortions in ObamaCare" and "requires all persons enrolled in insurance plans that include elective abortion coverage to pay" an abortion premium.
"This bill allows Virginia to join about 23 other states that have an ultrasound procedure" before an abortion.
Says there have been "well over" 54 million abortions since 1973.
A socially conservative group sponsored a "prayer vigil" to stop people from buying Girl Scout cookies because it thinks the Girl Scouts are affiliated with Planned Parenthood.
"The fact is 90-percent of Down Syndrome children were aborted in this country."
Says Rick Santorum "funded Planned Parenthood."
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