April 15

Senator Jon Kyl stood on the floor of the U.S. Senate the other day and proclaimed that abortions represent “over 90 percent of what Planned Parenthood does.”  The reality: 3%.  He was only off by 87%. Sadly, Kyl’s “fact” is now part of the permanent Senate Record — and heard (and likely believed) by countless Americans.  Ironically, we need to turn to comedians, like Stephen Colbert, to provide factual assessments of what’s heard in the hallowed halls of Congress.  Check out this very funny segment from Colbert’s show, as reported on The Last Word:

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