Statements about Women
"On average, women make 77 cents for every dollar men make."
Says Gov. Scott Walker’s repeal of a 2009 law has left Wisconsin as "one of five states without an equal pay law protecting women from gender discrimination in their paycheck."
"Young women today in metropolitan areas" who are childless and single are out-earning childless, single young males.
"Of all the jobs President Obama claims to have created since he started, only 38.5 percent are women. So 61.5 percent have gone to men."
Women in the U.S. get 23 percent less pay than men for the same exact work.
"Two-thirds of the people who receive the minimum wage are female."
Women "are still paid 82 cents for every dollar a man earns in Texas."
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.
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