2011 Lies Of The Year Include HPV/Abortion Lies

Polifact has just released its "2011 lies of the year" nomination list, and two of the ten nominees are political whoppers told about reproductive health.

Both Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's claim that the HPV vaccination can cause "mental retardation," and Senator Jon Kyle's statement that abortion services are "well over 90 percent" of what Planned Parenthood does have made the cut, sandwiched in with claims about global warming, taxes and job creation.

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This post was originally published at RH Reality Check, a site of news, community and commentary for reproductive health and justice


 
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