Statements about Abortion

Abortion coverage is a standard insurance benefit "in nearly 90 percent of private plans sold in the U.S."

Says abortions are decreasing.

"This is the first time since Roe was decided in 1973 that a court has granted personhood status to the preborn."

Says out-of-state abortion clinics "have marketed their services to minors" in states with parental consent laws.

Says "Abortion clinics in Oregon, as in most states, have no state oversight and are not held to basic health or safety standards."

U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin was "partly right" that a woman's body has a way of shutting down so that a pregnancy doesn't occur if she's raped.

Says Charlie Crist and Missouri Rep. Todd Akin "hold same abortion views. No exception except the life of the mother."

Says Mitt Romney wants to "get rid of Planned Parenthood."

Says "Romney supported a law that could have made most common forms of birth control illegal."

Says Matt Wand has sided with anti-choice activists "to restrict access to reproductive health care services."

"There are millions of women all across the country who rely on Planned Parenthood for not just contraceptive care; they rely on it for mammograms."

"Women who have miscarriages could be investigated by police" under legislation supported by Republican state Senate candidate Rick Gudex.

Says House Democrats "voted to use your tax dollars for abortions" by voting against bill defunding Planned Parenthood.

Says Connie Mack voted to redefine "rape" as "forcible rape."

Says Mitt Romney and George Allen "would overturn Roe v. Wade and allow states to end safe, legal abortion even in cases of rape, incest or when a woman's life is at risk."

"George Bush never suggested that we eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood."

Says Rep. Jon Runyan "voted to redefine rape."

Says Joe Biden "went to China and said that he sympathized and wouldn't second-guess their one-child policy of forced abortions and sterilizations."

"Barack Hussein Obama will .. force Christian organizations to pay for abortions."

"Obamacare will provide coverage for abortions, despite the president’s commitment that it would not."

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