Drop not tied to the law
"What has happened since 2005? We’ve seen violent crime continuously go down" due to Florida's "stand your ground" law.
— PolitiFact Florida
on Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Data is fairly fuzzy
"According to the FBI, Mexican drug cartels are working with 100,000 street gang members in Chicago alone."
— PolitiFact National
on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
No such threat
Says U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson "threatens citizens with arrest if they continue asking for a town hall."
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
Claim about violent crime misses key details
"Since the passage of Proposition 47 by voters in 2014 and the signing of AB 109 in 2011, violent crime has been on the rise in California, up 12 percent in 2015 statewide according to the FBI."
— PolitiFact California
on Monday, March 6th, 2017
Experts, FBI warn against comparisons
"Three of the 11 most violent cities in the U.S. are in Missouri — St. Louis, Kansas City, and Springfield."
— PolitiFact Missouri
on Friday, March 3rd, 2017