That's twice as high as the current estimate
When undocumented children are picked up at the border and "told to appear later in court ... 90 percent do not then show up."
— Politifact National on Thursday, July 10th, 2014
No data available comparing cities
"Milwaukee has the second-highest" number of children recovered from sex trafficking.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, June 1st, 2014
Research shows gay, straight parents equally nurturing
"Social science is irrefutable" that children are better off being raised by a mom and a dad.
— Politifact PunditFact on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
One missing word can mean a lot
"Did you know that in 2013 over 50 percent of all babies born in Oregon were Hispanic?"
— Politifact Oregon on Thursday, April 17th, 2014
Meme gets numbers wrong, ignores key context
The percentage of black children born without a father in the home has risen from 7 percent in 1964 to 73 percent today, due to changes from President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society.
— Politifact National on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
Touts women for other reasons
Girl Scouts USA’s curriculum "promotes Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, Betty Friedan, founder of NARAL Prochoice, and other pro-abortion women as icons for our children to emulate."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, February 13th, 2014
Physicians, fix thy statistics
"Rhode Island’s teen binge drinking rate is double the national average."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, December 22nd, 2013
Confuses a web page with the actual program
The Obama administration shut down the Amber Alert program because of the government shutdown.
— Politifact National on Monday, October 7th, 2013
In fact, scientists do know
"We have no idea what is contained in [electronic cigarette] vapor."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Saturday, July 27th, 2013
No evidence ultrasound effect that sweeping
"Upwards of 90 percent" of women seeking an abortion decide not to have an abortion after seeing an ultrasound.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, July 12th, 2013
Hundreds? Maybe two per year. Maybe.
Rhode Island's graduated driving license "has saved hundreds of lives."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, July 7th, 2013
Legislator miscounted, but says larger point remains
Says "the mandate is 71 times that a child’s body will be injected with a disease" for immunizations.
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, June 29th, 2013
Eight times too high
In Cranston, it costs $5,000 to $6,000 to send out community notifications on just one Level 3 sex offender.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, May 12th, 2013
Those pesky, nonexistent rankings are at it again
Says that in 2007, "Oregon ranked 25th -- or 7th from the bottom -- in percentage of children with untreated decay compared to 32 other states with similar data."
— Politifact Oregon on Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
Assertions that it makes no difference whether children are raised by heterosexual or homosexual parents have been "shattered by the latest and best social science and research."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, April 7th, 2013
Marijuana not easier to get than alcohol among youth
"Lots of studies seem to indicate that minors find it very easy to get marijuana, easier than to get alcohol."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Saturday, February 16th, 2013
Few lacked insurance because of condition
"When the Affordable Care Act was signed, 17 million American children" had a pre-existing condition and were "uninsurable."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, February 11th, 2013
Issue has already had its day in court
"This is the first time since Roe was decided in 1973 that a court has granted personhood status to the preborn."
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, February 8th, 2013
Saunders good buddies with Scott? Hardly
Says Ron Saunders "made the choice to stand with Rick Scott" on expanding school vouchers, restricting scholarships and giving tax breaks to the wealthy.
— Politifact Florida on Friday, August 10th, 2012
"Test-taking time" -- not "instructional time"
FCAT tests "account for less than 1 percent of the instructional time provided during the year."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, July 30th, 2012