Statements about Human Rights

"If you're a Mexican, you get sent back. ... But if you're from a noncontiguous country like the Central American countries" then you can stay in the United States.

Says there's a "100-year-old international norm not to use chemical weapons."

"Very few men outlive their own fertility."

"When Congress voted to condemn Iran for sentencing a Christian pastor to death, (U.S. Rep. Lois) Capps was the only member who voted no."

"Torture is illegal by our laws. It's illegal by international laws."

It's "not true" that since he's been the president, executions in Iran have increased by four times.

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani "was never sentenced to stoning."

The president can "authorize the killing of a U.S. citizen who fights for a foreign terrorist organization."

"Dubai is the only country with huge amounts of imported workers that's actually passed legislation to give these immigrant workers a better deal in the Middle East."

"The permission to engage was given before the word RPG was ever used."

On releasing photographs depicting the abuse of prisoners.

Democrats in Congress "had control since January of 2007. They haven't passed a law making waterboarding illegal. They haven't gone into any of these things and changed law."

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