Statements about Sexuality

"At some point in their lives, 99% of women use birth control."

"Teenage births cost Texas taxpayers $1.1 billion in health care, foster care and lost tax revenue in 2010 alone."  

The U.S. Supreme Court is "five guys who start determining what contraceptions are legal."

Says Hillary Clinton's health care plan from the 1990s "had a broader provision in favor of corporate right to back out" of providing contraceptive coverage than the one created by the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision.

Wisconsin was the "first state to ban public and private sector employment discrimination based on sexual orientation."

"Milwaukee has the second-highest" number of children recovered from sex trafficking.  

Idaho Republican Rep. Mike Simpson is a "liberal" who voted with Nancy Pelosi to "fund sex study programs of San Francisco prostitutes" and "to regulate the sale of firearms."  

Says Cory Gardner "championed an eight-year crusade to outlaw birth control here in Colorado."

"Women take birth control, more than half of them, as a medication for other conditions."

"Medicare has spent $172 million on penis pumps in the last five years at $360 a pop."

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."

"We, the bishops of the United States -- can you believe it -- in 1919 came out for more affordable, more comprehensive, more universal health care."

Says Ken Cuccinelli wants "to eliminate all forms of birth control."

"I’ve never supported legislation that invades people’s choices about contraception."

"More than 72 percent of children in the African-American community are born out of wedlock."

Says Democratic Party created Planned Parenthood

"Very few men outlive their own fertility."

Says the Democrats told the Catholic Church that they’ll use federal powers to shut down church charities and hospitals if the church doesn’t change its beliefs.

While the sequester is in effect, the federal government is still funding a study on duck penises.

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