Statements about Children

"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."

"The Congressional Budget Office, a nonpartisan office, did an analysis and said that passing comprehensive immigration reform will reduce the federal deficit by $200 billion over the next decade."

"Over 12,000 school kids were arrested in Florida. It makes Florida the nation's leader in that area."

"More than 72 percent of children in the African-American community are born out of wedlock."

"We have no idea what is contained in [electronic cigarette] vapor."  

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