Statements about Children

"The truth is David Cicilline voted for tougher laws against child abusers, domestic abusers and abusers of the elderly."

Says Tammy Baldwin introduced a bill that would require doctors and other health care workers to ask patients, "including young children, whether they are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or if they know their gender identity."

"David Cicilline was the state representative who opposed tough mandatory sentences for those convicted of domestic violence  and child abuse."

President Obama’s education "solution" includes an effort to "nationalize curriculum."

Says Ron Saunders "made the choice to stand with Rick Scott" on expanding school vouchers, restricting scholarships and giving tax breaks to the wealthy.

FCAT tests "account for less than 1 percent of the instructional time provided during the year."  

Says President Barack Obama promised a "pathway to citizenship" to undocumented immigrants and "didn't deliver jack squat on any of it."

"When these [undocumented] students graduate from college, they're still illegal aliens. They cannot get a job."

Says when he was governor, "we expanded participation in Virginia in early childhood programs by nearly 40 percent."

The congressional district for Miami-Dade and Broward counties has a "staggering drop-out rate of almost 61 percent."

A proposed U.S. Labor Department rule for children working on farms "would even ban youth from operating a battery-powered screwdriver or a pressurized garden hose."

Says his sons were "targeted" on Facebook "by out-of-state protesters."

"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."

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