Latest Mostly False Fact-checks in Public Safety Ron DeSantis stated on April 19, 2021 in a speech: “If you look at some of these places that (reduced police funding), they’ve already seen crime go up." Facebook posts stated on January 15, 2021 in a Facebook post: Says a photo shows armed soldiers protecting Joe Biden’s inauguration. Larry Elder stated on June 2, 2020 in a Fox News appearance: "Last year, there were nine unarmed black people killed (by law enforcement). Nineteen unarmed white people.” Kirk Cox stated on October 13, 2019 in a TV ad.: "Sheila Bynum-Coleman said, ‘We need to get the police out of the schools.’" Kevin Graham stated on June 21, 2019 in in an interview: Says the U.S. Department of Justice has "seen in the past" that police department "consent decrees don’t work, that there’s very little change, that oftentimes immediately after a consent decree goes into effect, crime actually goes up." Jim Durkin stated on June 3, 2019 in a radio interview: "There are parts of I-80 near Joliet that school buses are not allowed to cross because of the fragile nature of a bridge." LaTonya Johnson stated on April 3, 2019 in a tweet: "Our road conditions cost WI families. In Milwaukee, the average cost per driver is $2,300." Lena Taylor stated on March 14, 2019 in a community meeting: Says Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett did not want a juvenile facility in Milwaukee, "has never been to a juvenile facility," and "didn't want it to be done." Tony Evers stated on September 26, 2018 in a campaign ad: "Under Scott Walker, the Department of Corrections has only 18 people tracking 25,000 sex offenders" and "there are nearly 3,000 sex offenders that are unaccounted for." Gavin Newsom stated on August 17, 2018 in a TV interview: Says John Cox "parroted, parroted Trump — almost verbatim — on the children’s separation issues at the border." Mahlon Mitchell stated on April 30, 2018 in a website campaign statement: Says he was "instrumental to passing two (recent) pieces of legislation that were a huge victory for firefighters across the state." Jeff Sessions stated on March 7, 2018 in a speech in Sacramento: "California won’t let law enforcement officers like you and your people transfer prisoners to ICE custody or even to communicate with ICE that you’re about to release them from your custody — people that ICE is looking for." Ted Deutch stated on February 21, 2018 in a CNN town hall: "Mass shootings went up 200 percent in the decade after the assault weapons ban expired." Jeff Sessions stated on December 18, 2017 in a news conference: In Milwaukee, "murder is up an astonishing 57 percent." Alyssa Milano stated on November 5, 2017 in a tweet: "There are no background checks on long guns (AR15s) in Texas." Michael Moore stated on October 4, 2017 in a Facebook post: "People who die from a home invasion make up a sad but minuscule .04% of all gun murders in the U.S. And over a third of them are killed by their own gun that the criminal has either stolen or wrestled from them." Matt Gaetz stated on August 18, 2017 in a newsletter: "As of 2014, illegal aliens made up roughly 3.5 percent of our population, and committed over 10 percent of all murders." Senate Leadership Fund stated on August 22, 2017 in in an ad: Says Kelli Ward hosted a town hall on "chemtrail conspiracy theories" and is open to sponsoring chemtrails legislation. Roy Cooper stated on August 15, 2017 in Press release: House Bill 330 "grants immunity from liability to motorists who strike protesters." Judy Chu stated on May 4, 2017 in a press release: The GOP health bill "would once again allow being a rape or domestic violence victim to be a pre-existing condition." Viral image stated on April 20, 2017 in posts on social media: "After prohibition ended, police deaths didn't reach 200 a year again until the year Nixon declared war on drugs." Pat McCrory stated on October 11, 2016 in a North Carolina governor's race debate: Says Syrian refugees are not being vetted, and "the FBI is not even being told where they are." Corey Stewart stated on July 8, 2016 in a Facebook post.: Says Hillary Clinton and Ralph Northam "label police as racists." Stephen Colbert stated on June 23, 2016 in a comedy sketch: Says "Paul Ryan shut off the C-SPAN cameras when the Democrats started their sit-in." Donald Trump stated on May 4, 2016 in an interview with NBC News: Germany "is crime-riddled right now" because of migration to Europe. Tony Capezza stated on January 26, 2016 in testimony at General Assembly : "In New England, Rhode Island has the second highest number of police officers being assaulted." Rand Paul stated on January 28, 2016 in a Republican debate: "A third of the budget for the city of Ferguson (Missouri) was being reaped by civil fines." Gwen Moore stated on August 26, 2015 in comments to reporters: Says Scott Walker "brags a lot about having an independent agency investigate police shootings. Of course, he didn’t fund it." Chris Christie stated on August 6, 2015 in comments in a GOP debate in Cleveland: "I was appointed U.S. attorney by President Bush on Sept. 10, 2001." Patrick Lynch stated on November 24, 2014 in a newspaper commentary: Exposure to the electromagnetic fields from power lines "has been associated with childhood leukemia and other diseases."