Statements about Women
"The first (state) budget that came out of our Republican leadership slashed funding to Planned Parenthood...It resulted in the reduction of hours, the elimination of days, elimination of access to women in my city and all over my state."
Says women care most about jobs and the economy
Paul Ryan would "outlaw in vitro fertilization."
Says Mitt Romney opposes requiring employers to cover contraception and would eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood.
"In 2010, Mr. [Anthony] Gemma described himself as a 'pro-life' candidate. Now, he claims to be pro-choice."
Says because of Texas lawmakers’ choices, "hundreds of thousands of women no longer have access to basic medical care, life-saving cancer screenings and contraception."
Women "earn only 77 cents for every dollar earned by men in the same position."
"Women (are) paid 77 cents on the dollar for doing the same work as men."
Virginia women earn "only 79 cents to each dollar earned by men..."
Rob Portman shares "radical, ideological views" toward women.
Access for 12,000 women to use Planned Parenthood -- "not for the right to choose," but for "basic health care" -- was "taken away" by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch.
Says "one in four women and one in seven men have been victims of domestic violence in their lifetime."
Says Gov. Scott Walker said "no to equal pay for equal work for women."
Says Mitt Romney "has refused to say whether he would have vetoed or signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act."
Says "in our gun laws we’re allowing domestic abusers to sidestep this ban on getting a gun. The loophole allows a convicted abuser to walk into a gun show and walk out with a gun, no questions asked."
Wisconsin women "are paid 81 cents to the dollar of a man doing the same job."
Says "Amanda Fritz publicly claimed to be endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon, both on her website and in the voter’s guide."
The Wisconsin law repealed by Republicans, which allowed discriminated workers to sue in state court, "was kind of a gravy train" for lawyers.
Under a new law, doctors performing drug-induced abortions could be charged if women don’t return to them for follow-up care
Says Gov. Scott Walker signed abortion, sex education and discrimination bills "in secret."
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