The total drug-overdose deaths was 64,070 in the 12 months through January 2017.” The Wall Street Journal, Oct. 27, 2017 wsj.com/usnews

“Opioids, such as fentanyl, heroin, oxycodone and hydrocodone, killed more than 34,500 people in 2016.”

The Wall Street Journal, Oct. 27, 2017 wsj.com/usnews

“…childhood adversity and stress can chemically change the way our brain works,” said Dr. Robert Anda, a medical epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and developer of the Adverse Childhood Experiences or ACE survey to The New York Times in “Linking Childhood Trauma to Prison’s Revolving Door” nytimes.com/national

“No person should have to fear being violently attacked because of who they are, what they believe or how they worship,” said Attorney General Jeff Sessions nytimes.com Oct, 16, 2017

“…the number of privately held firearms in America has nearly doubled in the last two decades, while the number of gun murders per capita was cut in half.”

Reason Magazine December 2017 REASON.COM

“…about 1 percent of the inmates in immigration detention nationwide are American citizens,” according to Jacqueline Stevens, a political scientist at Northwestern University.

Reason Magazine December 2017 REASON.COM

“11 percent of all U.S. restaurant and bar employees are undocumented immigrants,” according to Pew Research Center.

Reason Magazine December 2017 REASON.COM

Nearly two-thirds of Americans live in what “the ACLU has dubbed the ‘100-Mile Constitution-Free Zone.’” According to a 1976 USSC ruling, immigration authorities enjoy almost all the same powers to stop and search people and property without warrants that they have at the actual border.

Reason Magazine December 2017 REASON.COM

“In California, you can work and get an abortion without parental consent at 12, but you must be 21 to buy a vaping device.”

Reason Magazine December 2017 REASON.COM

“… many women’s claims of sexual assault were reflexively and widely disregarded…But many of the remedies…are unjust to men, infantilize women, and ultimately undermine the legitimacy of the fight against sexual violence,” The Atlantic reported in a three-part series published in September 2017. THEATLANTIC.COM

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