Latest Pants on Fire! Fact-checks on Greg Abbott Greg Abbott stated on May 7, 2017 in a statement before signing Senate Bill 4 into law over a Facebook Live: Says Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez "declared that she would not detain known criminals accused of violent crimes." Greg Abbott stated on May 12, 2016 in addressing the Republican Party of Texas state convention: "ISIS is running through a border made porous by Barack Obama’s policies." Greg Abbott stated on March 14, 2016 in responding to reporters: "The fact is voter fraud is rampant." Greg Abbott stated on January 8, 2016 in a 90-page manifesto decrying federal overreach: "While states used to have regulatory power over fishing, federal law now regulates down to the tenth of the inch the minimum size of fish that anglers can keep." Greg Abbott stated on July 22, 2014 in an interview on Fox News.: "We’ve had about 3,000 murders" in connection with lax border security. Greg Abbott stated on May 6, 2014 in a press release: Wendy Davis raised money for a U.S. House Democrat who is a member of a Democratic socialists group.