A oft-repeated, and wrong, statistic
"Seventy percent of the people living in abject poverty are women."
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
Let's not forget the other four
Says Maggie Hassan is the only female governor in the country.
— Politifact New Hampshire on Friday, September 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
He never cast such a vote
Says Rep. Jon Runyan "voted to redefine rape."
— Politifact New Jersey on Thursday, October 18th, 2012
Radical injection of hyperbole
Rob Portman shares "radical, ideological views" toward women.
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, June 14th, 2012
Law he signed doesn't deny equal pay
Says Gov. Scott Walker said "no to equal pay for equal work for women."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, May 17th, 2012
Study looks at overall numbers, doesn’t touch on the same job
Wisconsin women "are paid 81 cents to the dollar of a man doing the same job."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
A possible fine, but not based on what patient doesn’t do
Under a new law, doctors performing drug-induced abortions could be charged if women don’t return to them for follow-up care
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, April 27th, 2012
One legal option goes away, three remain
Says Wisconsin women facing pay discrimination can't "do something about it" under bill passed by Republicans.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
There's no source to back the claim
Says "the No. 2 cause of death in the U.S. (for) women under 50 is being killed by their spouse or domestic partner."
— Politifact Oregon on Monday, March 19th, 2012
He fought the law, but not with this argument
While fighting a move to toughen penalties for workplace gender discrimination, state Sen. Glenn Grothman said "he didn’t believe women belonged in the workplace" but belonged "at home, cooking and cleaning and having babies."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, March 4th, 2012
IRS will treat breast pumps like other medical expenses
The government will "go out and buy my breast pump for my babies."
— Politifact National on Friday, February 18th, 2011
The bill lost, and it wouldn't have funded abortions anyway
Republican candidate for governor Nathan Deal "explicitly voted to fund abortions ..."
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, July 28th, 2010
Whoa! That's 9 times too high
"Fifty-three percent of teens in Central Falls are getting pregnant."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, June 25th, 2010