Money cut, clinics closed
"The first (state) budget that came out of our Republican leadership slashed funding to Planned Parenthood...It resulted in the reduction of hours, the elimination of days, elimination of access to women in my city and all over my state."
— Politifact New Jersey on Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
Language largely unchanged for last seven conventions
The GOP platform that seeks further limits on abortion and is silent on an exception for rape "has been there for more than 30 years."
— Politifact Virginia on Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
Not social issues
Says women care most about jobs and the economy
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
'Forcible rape' in original versions
Says Congressmen Paul Ryan and Todd Akin co-sponsored legislation "to limit federal funding for abortion to victims of ‘forcible rape.’"
— Politifact New Jersey on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
That's what Romney said
Says Mitt Romney opposes requiring employers to cover contraception and would eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
Gemma acknowledges change
"In 2010, Mr. [Anthony] Gemma described himself as a 'pro-life' candidate. Now, he claims to be pro-choice."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, July 27th, 2012
It made national news in ’93
Says Gloria Steinem once called Kay Bailey Hutchison a "female impersonator."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, March 29th, 2012
For it before he was against it
Says Romney flip-flopped on abortion.
— Politifact National on Thursday, March 22nd, 2012
2011 total tops previous two-year sessions
"We've seen more anti-women's choice bills introduced in the first half of this session than we've seen in the last three General Assemblies."
— Politifact Ohio on Friday, February 3rd, 2012
An old Mitt and a new Mitt on abortion
Says Mitt Romney flip-flopped on abortion.
— Politifact National on Monday, November 28th, 2011
Supported Roe before; now he wants it reversed
Says Mitt Romney has flip-flopped on abortion rights.
— Politifact Texas on Saturday, November 5th, 2011
A clear change of views on abortion
— Politifact National on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
"Nearly half of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unintended."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, October 21st, 2011
State stats back up claim
"There’s actually 600 abortions done after the 20th week of pregnancy every year in Ohio."
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, August 4th, 2011
NARAL actually understates its case
Virginia spends $400,000 on abstinence programs while losing $2.5 million in federal funds due to Gov. Bob McDonnell’s "political agenda."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, June 27th, 2011
On his website, he owns it
Says Craig Huey called Planned Parenthood a "murder mill."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
Over-the-counter or prescription makes little difference to school nurses
"You can't give a child an aspirin in school without permission. You can't do any kind of medication, but we can secretly take the child off and have an abortion."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, May 17th, 2011
Of women who receive prenatal diagnosis, studies show
"90 percent of babies with Down syndrome are aborted."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
As far as we can tell
Central Health "is the only hospital district in Texas that spends taxpayer dollars on abortions."
— Politifact Texas on Saturday, March 26th, 2011
"We have 80,000 abortions in Texas every year."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, February 18th, 2011