Tag Archive: birth control

Do 60% of women use birth control for reasons other than contraception?

“(Debbie) Wasserman Schultz said that ‘nearly 60 percent of women who use birth control do so for more than just family planning.’ … The statement is accurate but needs clarification or additional information. We rate it Mostly True.” —PolitiFact Florida’s June 30 rating of a statement by Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz   Overview The “Mostly True” rating of Wasserman Schultz…
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EMILY’s List president says court win for Hobby Lobby would result in millions of women ‘losing basic health coverage.’

“At Hobby Lobby alone, the care of thousands of women in 42 states is at risk. And if the courts side with them, that means millions of women face losing basic health coverage.” —Stephanie Schriock, EMILY’s List   Overview An email from Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY’s List, uses technically true statements to serially exaggerate the potential effects of the…
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