Latest Fact-checks in Virginia Viral image stated on January 30, 2019 in a Facebook post: Says it’s “OK to kill babies once born” in Virginia. Denver Riggleman stated on January 23, 2020 in a radio interview.: “Over 50% of the people now in the House and state Senate have not been born in Virginia.” Virginia House Democratic Caucus stated on January 10, 2020 in a committee meeting.: The State Capitol Police "recommended" banning guns at the Capitol. Philip Van Cleave stated on December 9, 2019 in a speech.: U.S. and Virginia murders are "usually gangbangers killing gangbangers." Mike Adams stated on November 27, 2019 in a blog.: A state senate bill would "criminalize a father teaching his own son how to use a hunting rifle." Kellyanne Conway stated on November 20, 2019 in a radio interview.: "We now have the first decline in overdose deaths due to drugs in 30 years - since 1990." Rob Wittman stated on November 11, 2019: "There’s actually been more subpoenas issued by the (U.S. House) majority than bills passed." GayDonna Vandergriff stated on October 22, 2019 in a campaign mailer.: Schuyler VanValkenburg co-sponsored a bill that would have "allowed abortion until the moment of birth." 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.’" Ghazala Hashmi stated on October 9, 2019: On whether Gov. Ralph Northam should resign. Kelly McGinn stated on September 20, 2019: Del. Danica Roem "supported a controversial bill that would have allowed abortion up until the moment of birth. Siobhan Dunnavant stated on September 30, 2019 in a campaign mailer.: Del. Debra Rodman "opposes adoption as an alternative to abortion in event of unplanned pregnancies." Rodman Debra stated on September 20, 2019 in a TV ad.: Siobhan Dunnavant "wrote the Republican bill that would let insurance companies deny coverage for pre-existing conditions." Sheila Bynum-Coleman stated on September 5, 2019 in a TV ad.: Kirk "Cox joined special interests to deny teachers raises." Tim Hugo stated on September 10, 2019 in a campaign mailer.: Dan Helmer "believes in abolishing our private insurance system." Chris Jones stated on August 20, 2019 in TV ad.: Says he "led the fight to expand Medicaid." Jason Miyares stated on August 13, 2019 in a radio interview.: "On average, 65% of gun deaths in America are from suicides." 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." Sheila Bynum-Coleman stated on July 26, 2019 in a website post.: "African Americans are three to four times more likely to be arrested for drug crimes, and nine times more likely to be imprisoned." Bobby Scott stated on July 15, 2019 in a hearing: "Studies show at the minimum wage, you can’t rent a two-bedroom apartment anywhere in the United States...a modest, two-bedroom apartment." Bill Stanley stated on July 9, 2019 in a radio interview.: "How many people have with a concealed carry permit have committed a crime in Virginia? ...The answer is zero." Terry McAuliffe stated on June 18, 2019 in a speech.: "Five years ago, when I took office, our state was mired in debt - a $2.4 billion debt left over by Republicans." Creigh Deeds stated on June 11, 2019 in radio interview.: Red-flag laws have been "shown to reduce the number of suicides by firearms." Tim Kaine stated on May 29, 2019 in a radio interview.: "The e-cigarette vaping phenomenon has wiped out all the progress we’ve made on reducing youth smoking." Ralph Northam stated on May 23, 2019 in a TV interview: An investigation of a racist photo "confirmed what I said all along, that I’m not in the picture." Tim Kaine stated on May 20, 2019 in a floor speech.: The ceilings of the Virginia Senate and House chambers are "circled by gold-embossed tobacco leaves." Levar Stoney stated on May 14, 2019 in a radio interview.: "Richmond was one of the only cities in the state that did not (increase) their real estate tax to those pre-recession rates." Bob Thomas stated on May 8, 2019: In Virginia, "the woman has the right to talk to the doctor who’s going to perform the abortion and (Democrats) wanted to strip that out." Tina Freitas stated on April 8, 2019 in a radio interview.: State Sen. Emmett Hanger "has voted for the three largest tax increases - proposed tax increases - in Virginia history." Beto O'Rourke stated on April 16, 2019 in a speech.: "Disparities in infant mortality between white America and black America (are) greater today, in 2019, than in the year 1850..."