98 Percent of Catholic Women Use Birth Control?

Don’t go repeating that stat — it’s not so, as the Washington Post fact-check blogger goes into here, giving the media “two Pinocchios” for repeating it unchallenged. The Guttmacher study the number is supposedly based on didn’t actually take all Catholic women into consideration, among other things … 

Kathryn Jean Lopez — Kathryn Jean Lopez is a senior fellow at the National Review Institute and an editor-at-large of National Review. Sign up for her weekly NRI newsletter here. This column is based on one available through Andrews McMeel Universal’s Newspaper Enterprise Association.

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