Label doesn't fit
"Ohioans want an end to pay-to-play politics."
Research bears it out
Ohio Public Defender's Office
"The sex-offender registry has been around for a long time, and the research that's out there says that it has no positive impact on the public safety."
Emerging drug a growing problem in Ohio
"A man using bath salts reported that raccoons had set fire inside his home and stolen his cell phone."
A task force with teeth
Says the Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force "is the first task force of its kind in Central Ohio"
Bearing false witness
Says Josh Mandel’s campaign is under FBI investigation
Studies don't support cause-and-effect claim
"At a minimum, 40 percent of those who view child pornography end up molesting children as a result."
Careful selection of programs, words bolsters truth
The "House-passed budget proposal could cut funding for programs that help keep local neighborhoods safe, slash more than $1.7 million in anti-terror funds for Ohio."
Ohio prisons are not the top destination for ex-cons
William G. Batchelder
Says getting ex-cons to successfully return to society is important "so we are not always faced constantly with recidivism, which is a big problem in the penitentiary today – in the 70 to 80 percent range."
Experts say it's more hype than reality
"Toledo … is fourth in the nation behind much bigger cities — Miami, Las Vegas, Portland — in number of human trafficking arrests and rescues."
Aided probe, despite dangers
"An organized crime syndicate was extorting money from his (Tom Ganley’s) business, threatening his family, but he fought back and won the FBI's highest civilian award"
Overstates genuinely noble actions
Says he took down the mob in Northeast Ohio
More than 90 cases in 100 take less time
"There are currently delays of up to six months in the processing of DNA evidence at the state run crime lab."
Often repeated, but quote came from someone else
Says that Lee Fisher once said, "I never met a gun control bill I didn’t like."
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