Statements about Children

"Did you know that in 2013 over 50 percent of all babies born in Oregon were Hispanic?"

"Greg Abbott said it would be a ‘waste’ to expand pre-k to all Texas children."

"Our high school graduation rate is the highest on record."

The percentage of black children born without a father in the home has risen from 7 percent in 1964 to 73 percent today, due to changes from President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society.

"Florida ranks first in the nation for access to free prekindergarten."

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

Girl Scouts USA’s curriculum "promotes Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, Betty Friedan, founder of NARAL Prochoice, and other pro-abortion women as icons for our children to emulate."

Says 85 percent of IDEA charter-school students come from low-income families and about 99 percent of its graduates go to college.

Cuba has "a lower child mortality rate than ours. Their life expectancy is now greater than ours."

"Unemployment insurance kept more than 620,000 children out of poverty in 2012."

Marriage "decreases the probability of child poverty by 82 percent."

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

"By the time she turns 3 years old, a child born into a low-income home hears 30 million fewer words than a child from a well-off family."

Common Core "is not from the federal government," they "do not have their fingerprints on this thing at all."

Ann Kuster turned "a blind eye to those in need of funding" by voting "against funding for our nation’s veterans, low-income women and children, the FDA and the National Institutes of Health."

"Six years after unionization, 20,000 fewer children in Illinois were being served by the Child Care and Development Fund program."

The Obama administration shut down the Amber Alert program because of the government shutdown.

In Florida "we have 75,000 on (a) waiting list for child care and 23,000 on waiting lists" for community care for the elderly.

"7 out of 10 Oregon families living in poverty have at least one parent who works."

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