Impact is not entirely clear
"Cory Gardner is sponsoring a bill to ban all abortions right now."
— Politifact National on Thursday, August 28th, 2014
Some inartful wording
"Teenage births cost Texas taxpayers $1.1 billion in health care, foster care and lost tax revenue in 2010 alone."
— Politifact PunditFact on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
Supported personhood? Yes. Led anti-contraception crusade? Ehh.
Says Cory Gardner "championed an eight-year crusade to outlaw birth control here in Colorado."
— Politifact National on Friday, April 25th, 2014
Only 14 percent don't take the pill for pregnancy prevention
"Women take birth control, more than half of them, as a medication for other conditions."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
100%? Not quite
"State Rep. Kathleen Peters has a 100 percent pro-abortion voting record – even voting against a ban on sex-selection abortions."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, January 9th, 2014
Separate payment required -- by the feds
Gov. Lincoln Chafee has imposed "a mandatory abortion fee" on all Rhode Islanders who buy health insurance through the state’s Obamacare exchange.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Not clear if there were “drinks”
Says David Dewhurst "went out for drinks" during Senate debate on abortion bill.
— Politifact Texas on Monday, October 7th, 2013
Only "four countries in the world… allow abortions after 20 weeks" of pregnancy.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, October 4th, 2013
But has backed bills that open legal challenges to the pill
"I’ve never supported legislation that invades people’s choices about contraception."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, September 16th, 2013
Reading between the lines?
Says Cory Booker "supports late-term and partial-birth abortion and opposes safety regulations."
— Politifact New Jersey on Sunday, September 1st, 2013
Right idea, misses mark
"There are only four countries in the world that ... legalize abortion after five months -- China, North Korea, Canada and the U.S."
— Politifact National on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
No specific deadline
Under a new law regulating abortions, "Even if you're raped, if you don't report it in the first 30 days, the Republicans will force you to have an ultrasound."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
Relied on 1998 estimate
Says that each year, about 25,000 American women become pregnant through rape or incest.
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, August 15th, 2013
Experts say it depends on the circumstances
Says proposed anti-abortion legislation "would force women facing the most personal of health decisions to endure a transvaginal ultrasound."
— Politifact Ohio on Friday, July 12th, 2013
Parents parted after more than a decade of marriage
Says Wendy Davis, "born into difficult circumstances," was the daughter of a single mother and a teenage mother herself.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, June 28th, 2013
Claim goes too far
Says Abraham Lincoln supported an agreement that allowed slavery in New Mexico "and a law to return runaway slaves to their owners."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, April 21st, 2013
He co-sponsored legislation to regulate abortion clinics
Says Matt Wand has sided with anti-choice activists "to restrict access to reproductive health care services."
— Politifact Oregon on Thursday, November 1st, 2012
They refer patients who need mammograms off-site
"There are millions of women all across the country who rely on Planned Parenthood for not just contraceptive care; they rely on it for mammograms."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
No actual vote, but co-sponsored legislation
Says Connie Mack voted to redefine "rape" as "forcible rape."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, October 19th, 2012
Presidents and senators can't directly 'overturn' decision
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."
— Politifact National on Friday, October 19th, 2012