Latest Mostly True Fact-checks in Guns Robin Vos stated on November 10, 2019 in a TV interview: Says 1,000 people failed gun background checks in Wisconsin in 2018, but "almost none of them were prosecuted for trying to do a background check and illegally buy a weapon." Richard Durbin stated on September 23, 2019 in a speech: Says "90% of policemen are for" expanding background checks to all gun sales. Gina Hinojosa stated on September 4, 2019 in a press conference: "You can have an active warrant for your arrest for murder and legally pass a background check system in the state of Texas" to purchase a gun. Philip Van Cleave stated on August 8, 2019 in a radio interview.: "Criminals don’t go through (gun) background checks. I think it’s like 3% go through a background check." Donald Trump stated on August 5, 2019 in a speech: "Last year, we prosecuted a record number of firearms offenses." Bernie Sanders stated on June 28, 2019 in the Democratic presidential debate in Miami, Florida.: "No, that’s a mischaracterization of my thinking." Creigh Deeds stated on June 11, 2019 in radio interview.: Red-flag laws have been "shown to reduce the number of suicides by firearms." Cory Booker stated on May 12, 2019 in an interview on ABC This Week: "When Connecticut did licensing, their shootings dropped, their murders dropped 40%. Suicides dropped 15%." Jerrold Nadler stated on February 6, 2019 in a committee hearing: "In 2011, for example, the United Kingdom had 146 deaths due to gun violence; Denmark, 71; Portugal, 142; and Japan, 30. But last year, in the United States, almost 40,000." Matt Gaetz stated on February 7, 2019 in an interview on CNN: "In 1992, the Democratic Party had in their platform provisions that said that illegal aliens were coming in this country, committing felonies, sent back and then they were right back across the border to do the same thing." Jim Justice stated on November 5, 2018 in a tweet: "Hunters contribute more than $500 million" to West Virginia. Patrick Morrisey stated on September 7, 2018 in a tweet: "Joe Manchin has a ‘D' rating from the NRA." Andrew Gillum stated on August 29, 2018 in an MSNBC interview: Says he was sued by the NRA and the gun lobby "all because in my city we refused to repeal an ordinance which said you couldn’t shoot guns in city parks." Bloggers stated on July 31, 2018 in a blog post: Says Donald Trump contradicted his own administration when he said the decision to allow blueprints for 3D-printed guns to be distributed "doesn’t seem to make much sense." Gwen Graham stated on May 18, 2018 in a Facebook post: "So far this year, more students have been killed in schools than soldiers in combat zones." Richard Cordray stated on April 2, 2018 in a campaign website: "Since 1999, firearm deaths in Ohio have risen 58 percent." Doug Jones stated on March 21, 2018: "States that have implemented waiting periods have seen significant decreases in suicides." Michael Screnock stated on March 2, 2018 in a debate: Says Rebecca Dallet "has talked about her interest in advocating for policies that need to be changed to achieve her political objectives." John Faso stated on February 27, 2018 in an interview on C-SPAN: "The vast majority of crime that is gun related is committed by people who illegally are possessing that firearm." Perry Thurston stated on February 26, 2018 in a Senate committee meeting: "Florida is one of only 10 states that totally prohibit a (firearm) registry." Mary Taylor stated on January 29, 2018 in a speech: Says Mike DeWine "flip-flopped on the gun issue and has earned an F from the NRA." Pricey Harrison stated on February 15, 2018 in a tweet: "The US has approximately 5% of the world's population and 42% of civilian gun ownership." Tom Cole stated on February 28, 2018 in an interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe": "Probably one out of every two households in Oklahoma has a gun." Tammy Baldwin stated on February 22, 2018 in an interview : Says 97 percent of gun owners support universal background checks. Tim Ryan stated on February 20, 2018 in an interview on CNN: "Seventy to 80 percent of NRA members support a universal background check." Giffords stated on February 20, 2018 in a TV ad: "Gov. Rick Scott made it illegal for a doctor to ask a patient if they owned a gun, even a mental health professional. This law was so dangerous that a court had to strike it down." Jackie Speier stated on February 10, 2018 in a tweet: "3 American women are murdered every day by their husband or boyfriend." Joy Reid stated on February 14, 2018 in a tweet: "One-third of Floridians own guns. One-third." Nick Schroer stated on October 17, 2017 in a tweet: "FBI Uniform Crime Report for 2016 shows more than four times as many people were stabbed to death than were killed with rifles of any kind." Ted Cruz stated on November 6, 2017 in an interview with Shannon Bream of Fox News: "In 2010, 48,000 felons and fugitives lied and illegally tried to purchase guns. They [The Obama administration] prosecuted only 44 of them."