2011 Lies Of The Year Include HPV/Abortion Lies

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2011 Lies Of The Year Include HPV/Abortion Lies

Robin Marty

Wait, only 20 percent of the lies are about reproductive health?

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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