Statements about Women
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."
Women in the United States are paid about 70 percent of what men earn for the same work.
The Southern Baptist Convention voted 13 years ago "that women were inferior and had to be subservient to their husbands."
U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey wants public schools to teach women to "stay in their place."
"People want the minimum wage, they want marriage equality, they want women’s health care. There’s issues that actually that really do matter, social issues that matter to the people of this state. So I know Barbara would support those issues, I know the governor hasn’t. You’ve seen the actions he’s taken on them."
Says, "In Oregon in 2010, 49 percent of all pregnancies were unintended."
Says paid family leave is "a program that is standard in all but five nations around the world."
"One in five" women in the military "are receiving unwanted sexual contact," as are "3.3 percent of men."
"Women in Ohio earn on average 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man."
"Women make 77 cents for every dollar earned by men."
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