Statements about Legal Issues

A judge took the Star Scientific tax case away from Ken Cuccinelli

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."

"The Congressional Budget Office, a nonpartisan office, did an analysis and said that passing comprehensive immigration reform will reduce the federal deficit by $200 billion over the next decade."

"Rhode Island has the highest percentage of lawyers per capita in the country."

"We have no idea what is contained in [electronic cigarette] vapor."  

"In Providence, R.I., it's illegal to sell toothpaste and a toothbrush to the same customer on a Sunday."

"The president … by executive order" could grant voting rights to illegal immigrants who are newly legalized under pending legislation.

"The president has had 1,540 of his nominations confirmed, only four defeated."

The city of Brookhaven’s ordinance could cause the Pink Pony to close, thereby "putting 300 Pink Pony employees out of work in this economy."

Says in Texas "it's legal to shoot someone who's committing a ‘public nuisance’ under the cover of dark."

Says Terry McAuliffe "opposes" Virginia’s right-to-work law.

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court "is transparent."

The IRS scandal "clearly showed some criminal behavior."

The Pink Pony club in DeKalb County has never been cited for any violation of an ordinance or state law.

"It's expressly prohibited by law that you can read and wholly surveil domestic email traffic in the United States."

Currently, the intelligence community "can collect business records on law-abiding Americans who have no connection to terrorism."

"My judicial nominees have waited three times longer to receive confirmation votes than those of my Republican predecessor."

Says President Barack Obama is trying to "pack" the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

"Nothing in the Constitution explicitly guarantees our right to vote."

"The IRS doesn't have to prove something against you ... you've got the burden of proof."

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