Any way you look at it, women fare worse
"The poorest in this country are women."
— Politifact Ohio on Monday, March 26th, 2012
Accurately quotes federal study
Says a study shows that children who live with a biological parent and the parent's boyfriend or girlfriend "have a 20 times greater chance of being sexually abused."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, March 25th, 2012
Big bucks for corporate big shots
"The top 10 most well-paid CEOs in America received a combined $770 million in 2010, while the average American worker’s wage rose just 2 percent."
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, January 19th, 2012
"Nearly half of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unintended."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, October 21st, 2011
Reasons why are elusive
Rhode Island spends "52 percent more per capita on human service programs than the national average."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, July 8th, 2011
In one county it's more than 50 percent
"Seventy of Ohio's 88 counties now have more than 25 percent of their residents eligible for emergency food."
— Politifact Ohio on Friday, June 24th, 2011
Figures for 2010 broke a record set in 2009
"To give a sense of how families are struggling, a record four out of every 10 school kids in Ohio now qualifies for subsidized lunch."
— Politifact Ohio on Tuesday, May 24th, 2011
The approach the group uses inflates the number by including suicides, but even when taken out Moore is on target
In Wisconsin, "deaths from domestic violence are at the highest in 10 years."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, December 2nd, 2010
Actually, the $1 billion was from food stamps. Over many years. In Texas.
"(I) helped to invent a system that saved over a billion dollars on welfare."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, August 29th, 2010
Statistics don't lie in this case
"More than half of all black children live in single-parent households, a number that has doubled — doubled — since we were children."
— Politifact National on Monday, June 23rd, 2008
Astouding number, but it's right
"In the African-American community today, 68 percent of kids born are born out of wedlock."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, November 28th, 2007
He's got the right number
"Currently, we're at 36 percent of our children born out of wedlock."
— Politifact National on Monday, September 3rd, 2007