Very close to the top
"The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world."
Some context missing
Since parole abolition, Virginia's "crime rate has fallen to third lowest in the country, our recidivism rate is down 20 percent and that’s the second lowest in the country."
"The average age a child is trafficked into the commercial sex trade industry is between 11 and 14 years old."
But there's some debate
"We've got 40 years of study now that show that, with a good preschool start, you're less likely to be on public dole, you're less likely to be in prison."
Cause and effect not certain
In states that have private-sale background checks for handguns "49 percent fewer women are shot and killed."
Cites old, incomplete research
Regarding sexual assault against women, "It’s actually safer not to be in college than it is to be in college."
No concrete evidence
Female students at UVA "have a 20 percent chance of being sexually assaulted."
Guns used in crimes but not necessarily drug trafficking
"According to ATF data, 70 percent of firearms recovered and traced in drug cartel crimes in Mexico originated from the United States."
FBI and State Police stats tell different story
Prince William County "has cut violent crime in half" since instituting a crackdown on illegal immigration.
Numbers are outdated, but close
"The U.S. gun homicide rate is 20 times the combined rate of other western nations."
Dropping, yes; plummeting, no
"Our crime rate continues to plummet."
But other communications occurred
Department of Education officials investigating Virginia Tech shootings "have not once gotten into the car and driven down to Blacksburg to talk to the police chief or the university president or to anyone else."
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