Statements about Children

Atlanta is the No. 1 trading point for sexual slavery in America. Between 100 and 200 girls are sold into slavery in Atlanta every month.

Every child in Colorado who has been given medical marijuana for treatment for seizures has had diminished seizure activity.

"Every dollar we invested in high-quality, early education programs can save more than $7 later on by boosting graduation rates, reducing teen pregnancy, even reducing crime."

"This is the first time since Roe was decided in 1973 that a court has granted personhood status to the preborn."

In 2010, 2,694 young people were killed by gunfire. 1,773 were victims of homicide; 67 were elementary school-age children.

"More children die in agricultural jobs than in any other industry."

Stimulus money funded a government board that made recommendations that would cost 378,000 jobs and $28.3 billion in sales. 

"Georgia has the second-highest rate of childhood obesity in the United States."

Roy Barnes voted against a bill in the state Senate that would have made it easier to convict child abusers.

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