Statements about Crime
"Worldwide credit card transactions, the credit card fraud rate is 0.04 percent, compared to almost 8 percent, 9 percent, 10 percent of Medicare fraud."
"Rhode Island has a [inmate] recidivism rate of over 60 percent."
"The UK has an unarmed police force and a firearm fatality rate that is 40 times lower per capita than in the U.S."
Says El Paso is the "safest city of our size in the nation."
A 0.05 standard for drunken driving means having a glass of wine at dinner could make a person drunk.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev is buried "not far" from President Kennedy’s grave.
"Two years ago Providence alone spent $50,000 a year notifying the school department" about residents in the state's sex offender registry.
In Cranston, it costs $5,000 to $6,000 to send out community notifications on just one Level 3 sex offender.
Proposed gun control legislation "will outlaw practically every firearm, make you pay $100 per firearm, put you into a police database" and make it "nearly impossible" to get a permit to carry a concealed weapon.
"Ohioans want an end to pay-to-play politics."
Says the fertilizer plant that exploded in West, Texas,"had not been inspected by the state of Texas since 2006."
"One in five" women in the military "are receiving unwanted sexual contact," as are "3.3 percent of men."
Right now, if Rhode Island police come across a young person with a gun, "they really don't legally have the right to take it away from them."
"The sex-offender registry has been around for a long time, and the research that's out there says that it has no positive impact on the public safety."
"Well over 90 percent of felony cases, all over the nation, are committed by defendants who grew up in father-absent households."
Says a gun bill before the Senate would make it a federal felony to "leave town for more than seven days, and leave someone else at home with your firearms."
A proposed bill in the Florida Legislature "would authorize the public hoarding of cats by feral cat activists."
"In Rhode Island, 28 percent of adults released from state prisons are re-incarcerated within a year."
"Harvard Study Finds States With Most Gun Laws Have Fewest Gun Deaths."
Says in Chicago, "we take more guns off the streets than New York or L.A."
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