Latest Mostly False Fact-checks in Women Joe Biden stated on August 25, 2023 in an ad: Video shows Donald Trump believes “there has to be some form of punishment” for women who have abortions. Mike Pence stated on June 23, 2023 in a speech: “The fact is, today abortion law in the United States is more aligned with China and North Korea than with Western nations in Europe.” Marco Rubio stated on September 6, 2022 in a tweet: "Val Demings supports abortion up until the moment of birth." Blake Masters stated on July 22, 2022 in remarks at a Trump rally in Arizona: Sen. Mark Kelly “voted to legalize abortion up until the moment of birth.” X posts stated on May 25, 2022 in a tweet: Recent research suggests that 15% of abortions are the result of coercion. Donald Trump stated on June 16, 2019 in an ABC News interview: "Well, I got 52% (of women voters). And I will tell you — in my opinion I might have won women. ... Hey, Hillary Clinton focused on women, and I did phenomenally well." Greg Abbott stated on June 9, 2019 in in a tweet: "Turns out the critics of the Texas maternal mortality rate were just lying. It’s less than half of what the critics said. It’s about 1/10 of 1%." Kamala Harris stated on May 22, 2019 in an interview on CBS's "Late Show with Stephen Colbert": "In America today, women on average are paid 80 cents on the dollar of what men are paid for the same work." Kelda Helen Roys stated on July 19, 2018 in a TV ad: "In Wisconsin, abortion is still a crime." Tina Smith stated on April 10, 2018 in a tweet: "On average, American women only earn 80 cents for every dollar a man earns for doing the same job." Jason Isaac stated on February 1, 2018 in a voters guide from the League of Women Voters of Texas and League of Women Voters Austin Area: Says abortion is "the leading cause of death for black Americans and kills as many as 1,000 black children every day." Kellyanne Conway stated on February 11, 2018 in an interview on ABC's 'This Week': "I don’t need a lecture from Kirsten Gillibrand or anybody else who protected and defended and harbored a sitting president who had sexual relations in the Oval Office and was impeached for lying." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on May 16, 2017 in a speech at a conference: A national paid leave program "would potentially put into the economy $21 billion dollars annually." Barry Loudermilk stated on May 4, 2017 in an email to constituents: In the House Republican health care bill, "we’re expanding women’s access to health services by redirecting Planned Parenthood dollars to community health centers, which vastly outnumber Planned Parenthood clinics." Judy Chu stated on May 4, 2017 in a press release: The GOP health bill "would once again allow being a rape or domestic violence victim to be a pre-existing condition." Gwen Moore stated on May 4, 2017 in a news release: "Under ‘Trumpcare,’" domestic violence and sexual assault "could be considered pre-existing conditions." Bloggers stated on May 4, 2017 in blog headlines: Under the House Republican health plan, sexual assault is a pre-existing condition. Eric Greitens stated on September 29, 2016 in a press release: Says Chris Koster "fell silent" as attorney general in pursuing a case against a free classified service accused of promoting prostitution after accepting "over $12,000 in campaign contributions' from people affiliated with the service." Donald Trump stated on October 9, 2016 in the second presidential debate: Says Hillary Clinton "viciously" attacked women abused by Bill Clinton. Hillary Clinton stated on September 6, 2016 in a rally in Tampa: "That's legal: If you find out about somebody else's salary even if you're doing exactly the same job, you can be retaliated against, including being fired, in most places." Tina Rosenberg stated on June 14, 2016 in an article: In Liberia, "a girl is more likely to be married by 18 than to know how to read." Hillary Clinton stated on July 26, 2016 in a video shown at the Democratic convention: Says when an interviewer asked Donald Trump if he treats women with respect, Trump replied, "I can't say that." Sharon Day stated on July 19, 2016 in a speech at the Republican convention: As a senator, Hillary Clinton "paid women less than the men" in her office. Rebuilding America Now stated on June 23, 2016 in an advertisement against Hillary Clinton: Says Hillary Clinton "savaged" the dignity of people who accused Bill Clinton of sexual harassment or assault "and shamed them." Jim Kenney stated on June 23, 2016 in remarks at the Better Bike Share conference: My administration is "well represented both racially, ethnically and gender-wise." The Other 98% stated on March 31, 2016 in a Facebook image: "Last year (the U.S. women’s soccer team) generated $20 million more than the men’s team and were paid almost four times less." LGBT Progress stated on March 23, 2016 in a tweet: North Carolina spent "almost as much as it spends on government rape crisis programs in a year" to convene a special session for HB2. Sheila Jackson Lee stated on December 18, 2015 in remarks inserted into the Congressional Record: "Between 1990 and 2013, the maternal mortality rate for women in the U.S. has increased by 136%." Wendy Davis stated on September 21, 2015 in an appearance on MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell”: After the Texas cutoff of aid to women’s health care services including Planned Parenthood clinics, "over 150,000… women lost the only health care they had. Our Medicaid birth rate shot up. It cost taxpayers over $130 million in one year alone in extra Medicaid birth costs." Ben Carson stated on September 22, 2015 in an interview with Fox's "The Kelly File": There is not "one of the Muslim nations" that doesn't have "discrimination against women, discrimination against gays, subjugation of other religious beliefs."