Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Statements about Children

False

Dangerous but not THAT dangerous

True

Kids eat the darndest things

Mostly False

Most don't qualify for benefits that high

 Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity

Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity

"Common welfare programs give income of $43,330 or $20.83 an hour."

— Rhode Island

Half-True

Not adjusted for inflation

False

Physicians, fix thy statistics

 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

"Rhode Island’s teen binge drinking rate is double the national average."

— Rhode Island

Mostly False

Decrease in home care was smaller, no evidence it was due to unionization

False

In fact, scientists do know

False

Hundreds? Maybe two per year. Maybe.

False

Marijuana not easier to get than alcohol among youth