Statements about Legal Issues
Barack Obama has "provided guns to Mexican drug cartels."
Says lawyer appointed by Eric Holder to investigate government leaks helped and donated to Obama's campaign, vetting vice presidential prospects.
"Just on Jan. 1 of this year, there were 40,000 new laws put on the books in one day."
Says Ted Cruz represents a Chinese company found guilty of stealing blueprints from an American manufacturer.
Says his Texas election fraud investigations have resulted in 50 convictions.
Says she "created the first felony deferred prosecution program for nonviolent first-offenders" in Texas.
"We've had the same leadership in the Travis County DA's office for 30 years."
Says you need a photo ID to purchase Sudafed in Texas.
Says a federal judge in San Antonio "issued a ruling that … not only could the students not pray at their graduation, if they used the word ‘benediction,’ the word ‘invocation,’ the word ‘God,’ asked the audience to stand or asked for a moment of silence, he would put the superintendent in jail."
"Illegal counterfeiting and piracy costs the U.S. economy $100 billion... every year."
The Texas Constitution "still contains Jim Crow provisions about the poll tax and restrictions on women having the right to vote."
Says some in Congress are trying "to create a separate government for those with a drop of Native Hawaiian blood."
Says that 98,184 Texans are now driving with temporary driver’s licenses lacking their photos.
You "can't check out a library book without a photo ID."
Says Washington's reach extends to "even telling us what kind of light bulb we can use."
Says the U.S. Constitution provides for just compensation when land is taken under eminent domain.
"Across the country, more than half of the U.S. attorney seats remain without a prosecutor chosen by Obama."
On the importance of judicial experience for Supreme Court nominees.
Says the EPA "outsourced the scientific basis for its greenhouse gas regulation to a scandal-plagued international organization that cannot be considered objective or trustworthy."
"When you look at the nearly 150 men and women who have served us on the Texas Supreme Court, more than half of them had zero prior judicial experience."
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