Tag Archives: Fact Check

FACT CHECK: Governor DeSantis is Correct; Babies at 15 Weeks Can Feel Pain

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Science Demonstrates Unborn Babies Feel Pain, Have Heartbeats, and Suck Thumbs at 15 Weeks   Washington, D.C. – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis correctly stated during Monday’s gubernatorial debate that unborn babies can feel pain at 15 weeks gestation.  He also correctly stated that unborn babies at 15 weeks gestation have a heartbeat.   Dr. Robin […]

FACT CHECK: Stacey Abrams is Wrong; Heart Rate at Six Weeks is 110 Beats Per Minute

Charlotte Lozier Institute  

Scientific Consensus Shows First Heartbeat Occurs 22 Days After Fertilization, Embryonic Heart Vital for Oxygen and Nutrient Distribution   Washington, D.C. – Stacey Abrams incorrectly claimed earlier this week that “there is no such thing as a heartbeat at six weeks,” seeming to ignore scientific consensus based on published, validated, objective, biological investigation.   Dr. […]

Karine Jean-Pierre Is Wrong: Texas Pro-Life Law Allows Doctors to Provide Life-Saving Care to Women

Charlotte Lozier Institute  

White House Press Secretary Ignores Actual Text of Texas Law   Washington, D.C. – White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre incorrectly claimed on Wednesday that a new Texas pro-life law will “block medical providers from providing life-saving and health-preserving care”.  She further claimed that “women may die as a result.”   Dr. Ingrid Skop, M.D., […]

Fact Check: Texas Pro-Life “Trigger Law” Allows Doctors to Provide Life-Saving Care to Women

Charlotte Lozier Institute  

Board-Certified Physician Compares Actual Text of Texas Law to Standard Medical Guidance Provided to OB/GYNs   Washington, D.C. – Published reports indicate that some Texas doctors have denied women the current national standard of medical care due to apparent confusion over the Texas Heartbeat Act (2021) and the Texas Human Life Protection Act, which takes […]

Fact Check: State Pro-Life Laws Explicitly Protect Lives of Pregnant Women

Charlotte Lozier Institute  

Despite Pro-Abortion Misinformation, Plain Reading of Actual Laws Shows Necessary Medical Care is Protected   Washington, D.C. – A new Charlotte Lozier Institute legal and medical analysis shows that all 23 states with strong pro-life laws currently on the books allow necessary and timely medical treatment for miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, and other procedures necessary to […]

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Science to Kentucky Judge Mitch Perry: Human Life Begins at Fertilization

Charlotte Lozier Institute  

Kentucky Circuit Judge Confuses Basic Scientific Facts for Religious Belief in Decision to Block State Pro-Life Laws   Washington, D.C. – Jefferson Circuit Judge Mitch Perry incorrectly claimed on Friday that two Kentucky pro-life laws were based on a “distinctly Christian doctrine of the beginning of life … unduly interfering with the free exercise of […]

Chief Justice Roberts Is Correct: U.S. Abortion Law Is Outside Global and European Mainstream

Charlotte Lozier Institute  

47 Out of 50 European Nations Limit Elective Abortion Prior to 15 Weeks   Washington, D.C. – Chief Justice John Roberts correctly stated during today’s Dobbs oral arguments that United States abortion law is extreme in comparison to global and European norms.   According to a comprehensive 2014 Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI) analysis of abortion […]