Statements about Women

"More women are graduating from college now than men."

The U.S. Supreme Court is "five guys who start determining what contraceptions are legal."

"A salesclerk at Hobby Lobby who needs contraception … is not going to get that service through her employer’s health care plan because her employer doesn’t think she should be using contraception."

"Women of childbearing age spend 68 percent more in out-of-pocket health care costs than men."

"The United States is the only developed country in the world without paid maternity leave."

"By the time I left" the State Department, "economic growth was up and opium production was down" in Afghanistan, while "infant mortality declined" and school enrollment rose by more than sevenfold.

Says opposing the Paycheck Fairness Act is part of the Koch brothers’ agenda.

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."

Chris Christie "cut equal pay for women, calling it 'senseless bureaucracy.' "

"One in five" women in the military "are receiving unwanted sexual contact," as are "3.3 percent of men."

"Women in Barack Obama's White House are earning less than men."

Says a university survey concluded his Massachusetts administration "had more women in senior leadership positions than any other state in America."

Says Mitt Romney and George Allen "would overturn Roe v. Wade and allow states to end safe, legal abortion even in cases of rape, incest or when a woman's life is at risk."

Says Mitt Romney suggested that "employers should be able to make the decision as to whether or not a woman gets contraception through her insurance coverage."

Says Mitt Romney refused to say whether he'd sign the Lilly Ledbetter bill.

"Since President Obama took office, there are over 450,000 more unemployed women."

Women "receive only 77 cents for every dollar a man earns."

Paul Ryan would "outlaw in vitro fertilization."

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