Statements about Crime
"Firearms homicides are down about 40 percent" since Texas passed concealed-gun permit law.
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.'"
"Studies have shown that voter fraud is non-existent in Texas."
"I am every year the No.1 pick of all of the law enforcement agencies within Texas."
Says that each year, about 25,000 American women become pregnant through rape or incest.
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."
Says the Obama administration plans to reduce the number of beds devoted to holding individuals violating immigration laws and to "release hundreds of dangerous criminals into our communities."
Says El Paso is the "safest city of our size in the nation."
Says the fertilizer plant that exploded in West, Texas,"had not been inspected by the state of Texas since 2006."
Says carbon monoxide is still employed to euthanize dogs and cats in 29 Texas animal shelters.
Says Texas has "11 different felonies you can commit with an oyster."
Says according to the FBI, more people are killed each year with hammers and clubs than rifles.
Says Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton has accepted $42,000 from strip-club interests and $10,000 from local alcohol distributors.
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 PolitiFact "validated and independently documented" its "criminal history" claims about Adan Ballesteros.
Says Williamson County District Attorney John Bradley reduces 36 percent of felonies to misdemeanors and hands them off to her.
Says his Texas election fraud investigations have resulted in 50 convictions.
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