Statements about Crime
Even though Chicago has "the most stringent guns laws on the books," it still "has the highest murder rate" in the country.
A bill backed by Sean Duffy and other House Republicans "could actually require the Internal Revenue Service to conduct audits of rape victims" who get an abortion.
"The average rate of fraud" in the Earned Income Tax Credit, Medicare, Medicaid and food stamps programs "is 20 to 25 percent."
Action by the Milwaukee County Board will "provide the County Executive with the same level of security as the Governor and the Mayor of Milwaukee while saving taxpayers $300,000."
Domestic violence "is seen as a pre-existing" health condition and "women had to pay 50 percent more for health care because of gender ratings," but under Obamacare, "all of that is over."
"When I was growing up as a kid in the city of Milwaukee, if we averaged 4 homicides a year in the entire city that was a record number."
A 0.05 standard for drunken driving means having a glass of wine at dinner could make a person drunk.
Research found that "over the course of the existence of the Brady Bill ban, the use of assault weapons in crimes decreased by two thirds."
In 2009, the FBI "referred more than 71,000" cases of people failing background checks when trying to buy a gun to another federal agency, "but U.S. attorneys ultimately prosecuted only 77 of them."
"I had to lay off 48 people last year," which has exacerbated the lack of law enforcement officers in the county that respond quickly to crime calls.
Since the federal Violence Against Women Act was adopted in 1994, "cases of domestic violence have fallen by 67 percent."
"Every day, 34 Americans are murdered with guns."
Says House Republicans "tried to change the definition of rape."
Says Gov. Scott Walker made "draconian cuts" to public safety budgets that put police officers at "greater risk of harm."
"No one on my staff has ever been charged with a crime."
Because of voter fraud, Republican candidates "need to do a point or two better" to win statewide elections in Wisconsin.
Gov. Scott Walker is helping pay for the criminal defense of a man accused of "boy rape."
Says a study shows that children who live with a biological parent and the parent's boyfriend or girlfriend "have a 20 times greater chance of being sexually abused."
Says Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele "eliminated" sheriff’s office funding for providing security for presidential and presidential campaign visits.
Says 85 percent of Milwaukee shootings involve "people with extensive criminal records shooting other people with extensive criminal records."
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