Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Statements about Women

True

Men hold majority of elected offices

Institute for Women's Policy Research

Institute for Women's Policy Research

Georgia ranks 49th for women serving in elected state and federal offices.

— Georgia

Mostly False

Moms matter, but this stat is wrong

Half-True

Other statistics are more favorable

Mostly False

Viral video overlooks key context in wage gap

False

Faulty premise, faulty conclusion

Mostly False

A picture in need of 1,000 words

Mostly False

Vast majority share last name

Mostly False

Most don't qualify for benefits that high

 Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity

Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity

"Common welfare programs give income of $43,330 or $20.83 an hour."

— Rhode Island

True

Through mother and grandmother

True

State also in top 10 for overall homicide rate