Latest True Fact-checks in Guns Amy Klobuchar stated on February 20, 2020 in an MSNBC interview: “The majority of hunters now want universal background checks, the majority of Trump voters.” Pete Buttigieg stated on January 26, 2020 in a Fox News town hall in Des Moines: "More than 80% of Republicans think we ought to at least be doing universal background checks." Josh Kaul stated on August 15, 2019 in a tweet: Says people convicted of felonies or under restraining orders "can buy a firearm without going through a background check." Beto O'Rourke stated on September 4, 2019 in an interview: "There are 390 million guns out on the streets of a country of 329 million people." Dave Aronberg stated on August 26, 2019 in an interview on MSNBC: Florida’s red flag gun law has been used "about five times a day." Michael Bloomberg stated on August 11, 2019 in an interview on CBS's "Face the Nation": "If you go back, you can see Wayne LaPierre, who runs the NRA, testifying in front of Congress in favor of background checks 15 or 20 years ago." Beto O'Rourke stated on August 3, 2019 in a press conference: Says of El Paso that some years, "in a city of almost 700,000, we had five murders the entire year. Our average over the last 10 years is 18 (murders per year). We exceeded that average just on one day" after a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in the city. John Hickenlooper stated on May 19, 2019 in an interview: "We beat the NRA with tough, tough gun laws" in Colorado. Ralph Northam stated on January 9, 2019 in a speech.: On extreme-risk guns laws, "This idea has passed Republican legislatures in other states and has been signed by Republican governors." Tammy Duckworth stated on August 7, 2018 in remarks during a press conference: "If you are a gun store owner and you decide to go out of business … you right now are allowed to convert your entire gun store inventory to ‘personal use’ and once it is a personal use weapon, you can sell it without background checks." Dan Patrick stated on May 20, 2018 in an interview on ABC News, "This Week": "It’s against the law in Texas to let any loaded gun get in the hands of a child." Andrew Cuomo stated on March 13, 2018 in remarks at a rally: "Half of the American women who are murdered are killed by their intimate partners." Beto O'Rourke stated on February 24, 2018 in a Waco campaign stop: Says "PTA meetings are now being conducted to help parents tell their kids" that if a guy with an AR-15 walks into their classroom, "you are supposed to create as much chaos as you possibly can. They want you to scream and yell and dance around and throw books and just keep moving." Dennis Kucinich stated on February 27, 2018 in a speech: Says Richard Cordray directed an Ohio commission to "permit an armed group to have a rally on the statehouse grounds, even taking the extraordinary step of assuming personal responsibility for waiving an insurance requirement in the event of an incident." Marco Rubio stated on February 22, 2018 in a tweet: "Under N.Y. State ‘Assault Weapon’ ban 1 simple cosmetic change pictured here is difference between legal & banned" Nancy Rotering stated on February 11, 2018 in an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times: "It’s now constitutional to ban [assault weapons] in Illinois. Yet, the Illinois General Assembly has failed to allow other cities to have that opportunity." Brian Kavanagh stated on January 17, 2018 in a press conference: "New York has the third lowest rate of gun-caused death in America." Chris Abele stated on October 2, 2017 in a tweet: 90 percent of Americans "support universal background checks" for gun purchases. Richard Durbin stated on February 15, 2017 in an interview with Willie Geist : "You can almost pinpoint half of the gun violence deaths to two or three specific sections in the city. They are just areas of devastation, economically and otherwise." Hillary Clinton stated on October 31, 2016 in a rally in Cincinnati: Says of Donald Trump, "He even said, on his very first day in office, he would require every school in America to let people carry guns into our classrooms." Rob Portman stated on October 20, 2016 in the Ohio Senate debate: Says Ted Strickland "in this campaign bragged about his A-plus rating with the NRA. ... He has said he has a mixed and spotty record on this issue and that he can be criticized for it. Those are his words, not mine. So I don’t know where he is on this issue." Donald Trump stated on September 26, 2016 in a Presidential debate: "In Chicago, they've had thousands of shootings, thousands since Jan. 1. Thousands of shootings." Hillary Clinton stated on September 26, 2016 in a Presidential debate at Hofstra University: "The gun epidemic is the leading cause of death of young African-American men, more than the next nine causes put together." Hillary Clinton stated on September 1, 2016 in x: Says Alex Jones "said that the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre were child actors and no one was actually killed there." Lisa Moore stated on August 7, 2016 in an interview for NPR's "All Things Considered": Says there are "concrete examples" of University of Texas job applicants or prospective applicants and students as well as invited speakers changing their minds because of handguns being allowed in campus buildings and classrooms. Tim Kaine stated on July 27, 2016 in a speech: "We fixed a loophole in the (gun) background record check system so that we could make our commonwealth safer." Chris Murphy stated on July 27, 2016 in a speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia: "Ninety percent of Americans want our background check system strengthened and expanded to cover more gun sales." Safety For All Initiative stated on July 6, 2016 in an email.: "There are at least twice as many licensed firearm dealers in California as there are McDonald’s." Jim Waldman stated on July 8, 2016 in a campaign email: Says Gary Farmer’s claim that he "received an 'A' from the NRA" is "an absolute lie." Maggie Hassan stated on June 21, 2016 in a campaign statement: Says Kelly Ayotte "voted again yesterday against a proposal to expand background checks -- (buyers) can continue to simply go online or to gun shows to purchase guns without background checks."