He supported a restrictive bill that included exceptions
On allowing abortion in cases of rape or incest, "I have never said that or advocated that."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, August 7th, 2015
No violation shown
"In FY 2014 Planned Parenthood performed 327,653 abortions while receiving $528 million from taxpayers, in violation" of "the Hyde amendment."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, August 7th, 2015
Evidence of ultrasound effect is limited
If women seeking an abortion see their ultrasound, "the odds are pretty high they're going to keep the baby."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
The unborn don't have rights under state law
Says Jeb Bush "appointed a guardian for the fetus of a rape survivor."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Claim goes beyond what Walker said
Says Scott Walker "said that forcing women facing abortion to get invasive ultrasounds was 'just a cool thing.'"
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
Evidence of action is lacking
Attorney general candidate Brad Schimel "is in cahoots with Wisconsin Right to Life to make abortion a crime in Wisconsin."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, October 31st, 2014
For Hobby Lobby specifically, she's overstating the case
"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."
— Politifact National on Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
He's always waffled on abortion
Says he hasn’t changed his view on abortion restrictions.
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, April 24th, 2014
Cuccinelli backs abortion to save a mother's life
"Cuccinelli wants to make all abortion illegal, even in cases of rape and incest, even to protect a woman’s health."
— Politifact Virginia on Thursday, September 19th, 2013
Outdated, too high
Says Texas has more than 80,000 abortions each year.
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
Hasn't been fully polled
Says unsuccessful Texas abortion legislation "was supported by a majority of" Texans.
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, June 27th, 2013
Old, disputed study
Abortion coverage is a standard insurance benefit "in nearly 90 percent of private plans sold in the U.S."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, April 15th, 2013
All clinics are not 'ambulatory surgical centers,' but there is oversight, standards
Says "Abortion clinics in Oregon, as in most states, have no state oversight and are not held to basic health or safety standards."
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, January 26th, 2013
Akin longtime abortion foe; Crist has held many positions
Says Charlie Crist and Missouri Rep. Todd Akin "hold same abortion views. No exception except the life of the mother."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, December 20th, 2012
Romney wants to get rid of federal funding
Says Mitt Romney wants to "get rid of Planned Parenthood."
— Politifact National on Friday, November 2nd, 2012
Jumping to assumptions
"Women who have miscarriages could be investigated by police" under legislation supported by Republican state Senate candidate Rick Gudex.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, October 22nd, 2012
Biden doesn't endorse forced abortions
Says Joe Biden "went to China and said that he sympathized and wouldn't second-guess their one-child policy of forced abortions and sterilizations."
— Politifact National on Friday, October 12th, 2012
To some, morning after pill = abortion
"Barack Hussein Obama will .. force Christian organizations to pay for abortions."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
Only for federal abortion funding
Says House Republicans "tried to change the definition of rape."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, September 6th, 2012
Dems' blame game goes too far
"Bill O'Brien's Tea Party legislature tried to repeal kindergarten and compulsory education, defund Planned Parenthood and eliminate insurance coverage for birth control."
— Politifact New Hampshire on Monday, July 16th, 2012