PolitiFact: Is Abortion the Second Most Common Surgery?

Jul 10, 2013

Last week, Gov. Rick Perry said on a radio program that abortion was the second most common surgical procedure performed in the United States.

That raised some flags with the fact-checking team at the Austin American-Statesman’s PolitiFact Texas team. They decided to look into Perry’s claim. Find out how the longest serving governor fared on the Truth-O-Meter by listening to the player above.