Latest Fact-checks on Brad Schimel Brad Schimel stated on August 12, 2018 in a video: "We need an ID" to "buy a beer." Brad Schimel stated on April 9, 2017 in a TV interview: There is no ‘backlog’ of untested rape kits in Wisconsin. Brad Schimel stated on March 12, 2017 in an interview: In America, "more people die from" prescription narcotic painkillers "than from heroin and cocaine combined." Brad Schimel stated on June 6, 2016 in an opinion piece: "More people now die in Wisconsin from drug overdoses than car crashes." Brad Schimel stated on October 1, 2014 in a campaign TV ad: "An overwhelming majority of Republican and Democrat law enforcement leaders have endorsed Brad Schimel." Brad Schimel stated on August 15, 2014 in an interview: Heroin and prescription opioids are "the number one cause of accidental or preventable death in Wisconsin." Brad Schimel stated on June 26, 2014 in a fund-raising email: Says attorney general candidate Jon Richards "went so far to say he would only enforce the laws with which he personally agreed."