Statements about Crime
"You see 34 people (are) murdered every single day" by gunfire in America.
"Last year, handguns killed 48 people in Japan, 8 in Great Britain, 34 in Switzerland, 52 in Canada, 58 in Israel, 21 in Sweden, 42 in West Germany and 10,728 in the United States."
"A man using bath salts reported that raccoons had set fire inside his home and stolen his cell phone."
"The truth is David Cicilline voted for tougher laws against child abusers, domestic abusers and abusers of the elderly."
"There’s 21 congressmen and senators that have been convicted of felonies that still get their retirement, even in jail. They don’t have to wait until they’re 65."
"While I was mayor of the city of Providence we had the lowest crime rate in 30 years."
Laurie Monnes Anderson "voted to let violent criminals out of jail early."
Says Rep. Jon Runyan "voted to redefine rape."
Says Patrick Murphy is trying to "hide his drunken assault of a police officer."
An Army report stated Allen West "performed illegal acts, merited court martial, faced 11 years in prison.'"
"David Cicilline was the state representative who opposed tough mandatory sentences for those convicted of domestic violence and child abuse."
Says Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton has accepted $42,000 from strip-club interests and $10,000 from local alcohol distributors.
Almost 400 arrests in the city last year for panhandling-related offenses involved just 78 suspects, an indication that the same people are panhandling over and over.
Says House Republicans "tried to change the definition of rape."
Says that like Todd Akin, all Texas Republicans in U.S. House cosponsored a bill "that attempts to distinguish between ‘forcible rape’ and other sexual assaults."
Says 88 Texas constables have died in the line of duty.
Says the Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force "is the first task force of its kind in Central Ohio"
Says "About 7 in 10 of Oregon’s inmates are in prison for violent crimes and serious sex offenses."
Says Measure 11 is "one of the most significant reasons" for decrease in violent crime.
Says PolitiFact "validated and independently documented" its "criminal history" claims about Adan Ballesteros.
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