Latest Half-True Fact-checks in Guns Matthew Rothschild stated on January 3, 2019 in a radio interview: The NRA is "one of the biggest lobbyists here in the capital. They spend a ton of money during elections. … they spent more than a million dollars here in Wisconsin on the 2018 elections. Most of that was for Walker, or more specifically against Evers." Josh Hawley stated on October 25, 2018 in a debate: Says a manufacturing operation in his hometown that made gunstock for Remington rifles "closed down, we lost those jobs and it's been devastating for my little town." Patrick Morrisey stated on August 31, 2018 in a tweet: Sen. Joe Manchin "stands with Hillary Clinton and D.C. Dems on gun control, higher taxes, amnesty, and Planned Parenthood." Paul Soglin stated on March 23, 2018 in a public forum: "If there is a firearm available, it is 17 times more likely to be used either for suicide or for assaulting a friend, relative, an acquaintance than it is to be used in fending off an intruder." Shannon Watts stated on May 21, 2018 in a tweet: "Trained police hit their targets less than 30 percent of the time." Bloggers stated on March 16, 2018 in a headline: "Ohio student suspended for staying in class during National Walkout Day" Cory Booker stated on March 14, 2018 in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing: "Research shows that 1 percent of licensed dealers supply a whopping 57 percent of the guns that are recovered in crimes." Rebecca Dallet stated on March 2, 2018 in a debate: Says that during the Supreme Court campaign, Michael Screnock has "vowed to uphold the platform of the NRA." Paul Ryan stated on February 15, 2018 in a briefing with reporters: We "have laws on the books designed to prevent people with mental illnesses from getting firearms." Everytown for Gun Safety stated on February 22, 2018 in a tweet: Says NRA head Wayne LaPierre said, "We believe in absolutely gun-free, zero-tolerance, totally safe schools. That means no guns in America’s schools. Period." Kevin Nicholson stated on February 18, 2018 in an interview: "There are more guns in this country than there are people." Stacey Newman stated on October 2, 2017 in a Missourinet article: "Part of this omnibus gun bill that year (was) legalizing machine guns in the state of Missouri." Seth Moulton stated on October 8, 2017 in in an interview: "Background checks have been unequivocally shown to reduce gun violence." Tammy Baldwin stated on October 3, 2017 in a news release: The Las Vegas shooting was the "273rd mass shooting" in the United States so far in 2017. Ted Cruz stated on April 28, 2017 in a speech to the National Rifle Association: "The first Congress passed a law mandating that every able-bodied man must own a musket." Marc Butler stated on March 1, 2017 in a press conference to repeal the SAFE Act: "We have counties where there have been one arrest under the SAFE Act. It indicates there's not a whole lot of interest in enforcing this in our upstate counties." Wayne LaPierre stated on February 24, 2017 in a speech at CPAC: "According to the FBI, Mexican drug cartels are working with 100,000 street gang members in Chicago alone." Richard Corcoran stated on February 12, 2017 in an inteview on CBS4: "Most of these mass shootings take place in (areas) where you're not allowed to have a concealed weapons permit." Hillary Clinton stated on October 19, 2016 in the third 2016 presidential debate: "What the District of Columbia was trying to do (with its handgun ban) was to protect toddlers from guns." Brad Schneider stated on September 16, 2016 in a campaign tweet: Says Republican U.S. Rep. Bob Dold "continues to side with his Republican leadership and the NRA in blocking consideration of a bill that would keep firearms out of the hands of people on the terrorist watch list." Cocks Not Glocks stated on August 24, 2016 in a Cocks not Glocks call to protest on Facebook: "You would receive a citation for taking a dildo to class" at the University of Texas. Paul Ryan stated on June 19, 2016 in a TV interview: Under the current procedure, if someone "on a terror watch list" tries to buy a gun, authorities are notified. Edward Flynn stated on July 8, 2016 in a news conference: Milwaukee police use deadly force at a rate that is "among the lowest" in the country. Mike Rawlings stated on July 8, 2016 in a news conference: In 2016, Dallas, Texas, has fewer "police officer-related shootings than any large city in America." Tammy Baldwin stated on June 17, 2016 in a radio interview: The Orlando shooter used "a weapon of war." Americans for Responsible Solutions stated on May 24, 2016 in an ad: Says Kelly Ayotte "stands with the Washington gun lobby. They fund her campaigns." Robert Uithoven stated on June 6, 2016 in on an episode of Nevada NewsMakers: "If Question 1 were to pass here in Nevada, we would have more restrictive gun laws here in Nevada dealing with the transfer of firearms than they do in California." Donald Trump stated on May 20, 2016 in a speech to the NRA: Florida has "issued more than 3 million conceal carry permits in the past 30 years. Only 168 have been revoked." Loretta Sanchez stated on May 11, 2016 in a debate: "The Brady Campaign has given me a 100 percent, not 99, 100 percent rating." Michael Roberson stated on April 13, 2016 in a Web ad: Says Danny Tarkanian is "NRA ‘F’ Rated."