Statements about Legal Issues
A member of the redistricting commission proposed in Issue 2 "could accept a bribe from somebody" and "couldn’t be removed from this commission."
"Barack Hussein Obama will ... force Christian schools to hire non-Christian teachers."
"The Providence Economic Development Partnership . . .which you [Cicilline] chaired, loaned $103,000 in taxpayer funds to one of your campaign workers. The worker never paid back the loan."
Tennessee's appeals court judges "were selected by a handful of party officials in Nashville" before the system of "merit selection" was put into effect.
"The auditor [for the city of Providence] was not locked out" of access to the city's finances.
Rep. Peter Petrarca "voted on two pieces of legislation that helped auto body shops … and at that point I think there is a conflict of interest."
Paul Ryan would "outlaw in vitro fertilization."
"In 2010, Mr. [Anthony] Gemma described himself as a 'pro-life' candidate. Now, he claims to be pro-choice."
Says recent studies indicate that nationally, only 8 percent of white voting-age citizens but 25 percent of African-American voting-age citizens lack government-issued photo IDs.
The Supreme Court said the individual mandate "is a tax. So it's a tax."
Says he "passed" eight measures, including ones to prevent groping at airport security checks and to bar "sanctuary" cities in Texas.
Says the Constitution "specifically states the Congress shall write legislation for immigration policy," so Barack Obama lacks the authority to defer the deportation of young illegal immigrants.
"Under current law, if you go on a dating website and you say you're 32 and you're actually 42, you've committed a misdemeanor."
Barack Obama has "provided guns to Mexican drug cartels."
Decriminalizing marijuana "will save the state anywhere from $4 (million) to $11 million dollars."
Says lawyer appointed by Eric Holder to investigate government leaks helped and donated to Obama's campaign, vetting vice presidential prospects.
In 2011, Alabama and Massachusetts passed legislation allowing non-citizens who are legal residents to vote in state and local elections.
"Jimmy Langevin is having a fundraiser . . . to retire the debt from his campaign for secretary of state, which was 12 years ago."
"A Florida judge ruled parts of Obamacare unconstitutional."
Says Gov. Scott Walker said "no to equal pay for equal work for women."
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