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UPDATED: Truth-O-Meter and abortion claims

By W. Gardner Selby
Published on Monday, June 24th, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.

A Republican-led effort to change laws related to abortion in Texas swung from the Texas House toward the Senate after debate into the wee hours generated a claim we found smoky.

We found no substance to Rep. Jodie Laubenberg's claim that a rape kit is basically like a dilation and curettage procedure, ultimately rating the claim as Pants on Fire.

Peruse that fact check and our past reviews of more than a dozen abortion-related statements starting here.

Or, click through the Laubenberg check and others to the right.

Did you hear something factually curious we should dig into? Write us at politifact@statesman.com .

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