Statements about Women
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.
Women "make 77 cents for every dollar a man earns."
"Over half of the young people" in medical, dental and law schools are women.
In the past three years, state legislatures have "enacted more of these restrictions (on abortion) than in the previous 10 years combined."
"Seventy percent of the people living in abject poverty are women."
"Earlier this year, [John DePetro] was accused of sexually assaulting a female co-worker."
"This is the first time in Texas history -- and only the fourth time in United States history -- that two women are running for the top spots."
Says Chris Christie "vetoed Planned Parenthood funding five times over the course of his governorship."
"Texas Governor Rick Perry’s voter ID law is a blatant effort to defeat Wendy Davis by disenfranchising tens of thousands of women voters."
Chris Christie "cut equal pay for women, calling it 'senseless bureaucracy.' "
Ann Kuster turned "a blind eye to those in need of funding" by voting "against funding for our nation’s veterans, low-income women and children, the FDA and the National Institutes of Health."
Domestic violence "is seen as a pre-existing" health condition and "women had to pay 50 percent more for health care because of gender ratings," but under Obamacare, "all of that is over."
Says Maggie Hassan is the only female governor in the country.
Says Cory Booker "supports late-term and partial-birth abortion and opposes safety regulations."
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."
"Texas women make an average of $8,355 less per year than men doing the very same job."
"Women still earn about 77 cents for every dollar a man earns for working the same job."
"Upwards of 90 percent" of women seeking an abortion decide not to have an abortion after seeing an ultrasound.
Says a growing number of extremely premature babies survive into healthy childhood.
Says Ohio budget item later signed into law by Gov. John Kasich requires women seeking an abortion to undergo a "mandatory vaginal probe."
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