Statements about Children
"This rule could prevent children under 18 from using such tools as a power screwdriver, a milking machine or something as simple as a wheelbarrow on the family farm . . . "
"More children die in agricultural jobs than in any other industry."
Says a study shows that children who live with a biological parent and the parent's boyfriend or girlfriend "have a 20 times greater chance of being sexually abused."
"More than half of the births in Texas are paid for by Medicaid."
After President Barack Obama’s health care law takes full effect, "100 percent" of Americans will "depend on some form of federal payment, some form of government benefit to help provide for them."
"A little less than 50 percent of the people in this country depend on some form of federal payment, some form of government benefit to help provide for them."
"In 2010 about 75 percent of child abuse and neglect reports in Oregon were made by those required to report by law."
Says Connie Mack "failed to pay his child support."
Says Milwaukee blacks have 55 percent male unemployment, 60 percent truancy, a 50 percent graduation rate, the "worst" reading scores and "lead" in infant mortality.
The polls "show over half of Americans identify themselves as being pro-life."
Says Newt Gingrich "co-sponsored a bill with Nancy Pelosi that would have given $60 million a year to a U.N. program supporting China’s brutal one-child policy."
As a result of welfare reform, "poverty levels went down to the lowest level ever for ... African-American children."
"At a minimum, 40 percent of those who view child pornography end up molesting children as a result."
"Nearly half of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unintended."
"Foster children are disproportionately victims of identity theft."
When George W. Bush was governor of Texas, "the percentage uninsured went down." Under his successor, Rick Perry, "it's gone up."
Stimulus money funded a government board that made recommendations that would cost 378,000 jobs and $28.3 billion in sales.
"This year, the Blackstone Valley Mayoral Academy became the first public school in Rhode Island history to have 100 percent of its elementary-age students proficient in reading on state assessments."
"Mayor Fung wants to punish our children's education by removing 12 million dollars from current funding to pay for his private charter school. Your taxes would increase by between 6 and 8 percent per year."
"The studies have shown us that [drug testing for welfare recipients] will be saving us money"
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