Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Statements about Public Safety

Mostly True

Accurately cites official figures, but they are an undercount

Mostly True

Except this year, and trend is down

False

Update: Hill says he misspoke

True

It's an incentive, but not the root cause

Mostly True

Mayor says recruiting African-American officers is tough

No Flip

Wants strong border, more visas

Ed  Gillespie

Ed Gillespie

On immigration reform

— Virginia

Mostly False

A claim that's too close for comfort

 Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

An average of nine children a day in the U.S. die of gunshot wounds.

— Oregon

False

Physicians, fix thy statistics

 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

"Rhode Island’s teen binge drinking rate is double the national average."

— Rhode Island

Half-True

Even those concerned say "thousands" a strech