Statements about Children

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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