Statements about Women

Women "are still paid 82 cents for every dollar a man earns in Texas."

"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."

"Texas Governor Rick Perry’s voter ID law is a blatant effort to defeat Wendy Davis by disenfranchising tens of thousands of women voters."

"Texas women make an average of $8,355 less per year than men doing the very same job."

Says a growing number of extremely premature babies survive into healthy childhood.

Says the Senate will have a record number of female senators in 2013.  

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."

Says Gloria Steinem once called Kay Bailey Hutchison a "female impersonator."

"Nearly 45 percent of the women who receive health screenings through (the Women’s Health Program) do so at a Planned Parenthood health center."

Says that in fiscal year 2010, "nearly 80 percent of women served" in the Texas Women’s Health Program received services from a provider other than a Planned Parenthood clinic.

Says murder is the chief cause of death for pregnant women.

Says women who need a sonogram in the eighth to 10th week of pregnancy have to get a transvaginal sonogram.

"The attorney general requires that rape victims pay for the rape kit."

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