Statements about Crime

Heroin and prescription opioids are "the number one cause of accidental or preventable death in Wisconsin."

"Every 28 hours" an unarmed black person is shot by a cop.

The No. 1 cause of death for African-Americans 15-34 is murder.

Says drug cartels are using social media to offer rebates so more children from Central America get smuggled to the United States.

"More whites than blacks are victims of deadly police shootings."

"Washington has incentivized the militarization of local police precincts."

Under Rosemary Lehmberg, the "Travis County D.A.’s office" convened the grand jury that indicted Rick Perry.

"I've been here almost every day."

"The number of SWAT raids have gone up by 1,400 percent since the 1980s."

Under Mayor Tom Barrett, the number of Milwaukee police officers "has not increased."

In Ferguson, Mo., "you've got three black officers and 50 white officers with a town that is 67 percent African-American."  

Says Ted Cruz "was just bribed by the Kochs to introduce a bill that would give them and their allies America’s national forests, parks, and other public lands and open them for mining, drilling, fracking and logging."

The wife of the Ferguson, Mo., police chief said African-Americans in Ferguson "are feral and violent."  

Says he "voted for even stronger protections (in the Violence Against Women Act) than Obama's agenda will allow."

Says Mitch McConnell voted "two times against the Violence Against Women Act."

Says that, as a Supreme Court justice, Greg Abbott found that a company whose vacuum cleaners were sold door to door "had no responsibility" in the hiring of a salesman who raped a customer.

"We have less crime in the (Rio Grande) Valley than we do in other major Texas cities."

Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. advised citizens to "point that barrel center mass and pull the trigger" because "911 is not our best option."

Says three Ukrainians recently captured on a West Texas ranch are among "individuals from countries that have strong terrorist ties being apprehended" near the state’s border with Mexico.

"We’ve had about 3,000 murders" in connection with lax border security.

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