Statements about Crime
"Firearms homicides are down about 40 percent" since Texas passed concealed-gun permit law.
"Black people kill more black people every six months than the KKK did in 86 years."
"Florida sheriffs unequivocally support" the "stand your ground" law.
"Under President (George W.) Bush, prosecution of gun crimes was 30 percent higher than it is under President Obama."
The White House had a live video feed of the Benghazi attacks as they occurred.
Louie Gohmert of Texas "blamed the mass shooting at a movie theater in Colorado on ‘the ongoing attacks on Judeo-Christian beliefs.'"
"Violent crime is up since the last year of Sharpe James’ administration. This year it’s higher. … The unemployment rate is almost 15 percent. The high school dropout rate is over 50 percent."
The Obama administration shut down the Amber Alert program because of the government shutdown.
Domestic violence "is seen as a pre-existing" health condition and "women had to pay 50 percent more for health care because of gender ratings," but under Obamacare, "all of that is over."
The crime rate in some Atlanta neighborhoods has dropped by 35 to 51 percent.
"Studies have shown that voter fraud is non-existent in Texas."
"Over the past twenty years, the number of homicides committed with a firearm in the United States has decreased by nearly 40 percent. The number of other crimes involving the use of a firearm has also plummeted, declining by nearly 70 percent."
"America’s gun-related homicide rate … would be about the same as Belgium’s if you left out California, Illinois, D.C. and New Jersey, places with some of the strictest gun control laws in the U.S."
"I am every year the No.1 pick of all of the law enforcement agencies within Texas."
"New York is the safest big city in the nation, and our crime reductions have been steeper than any other big city’s."
Says under Mayor Cory Booker, Newark has seen "violent crime up five years in a row, murder up five years in a row."
Says that each year, about 25,000 American women become pregnant through rape or incest.
"Sixty percent of the auto thefts that we have in (St. Petersburg) are caused by people leaving their keys in the car."
Says Greg Abbott "converted over $1 million in federal grant money intended for use to prosecute online sexual predators and other cyber crimes and instead used it to harass and prosecute senior citizens who were assisting other senior citizens in applying for mail-in ballots."
Says the 2014-15 state budget "cut border security and funding to fight criminal gangs."
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