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FACT: Immigrants start over 25% of all businesses in 7 out of the 8 fastest-growing sectors of our economy. (via @renewoureconomy) #iMarch
FACT: Over 40% of Fortune 500 companies were founded by an immigrant or child of an immigrant. (via @MarchforInnov) #iMarch
FACT: Immigrant-owned businesses generated $775 billion in revenue for the economy in 2011. (via @renewoureconomy) #iMarch
FACT: Last decade, 3,766 people were murdered with guns in Ohio—more than the number of combat deaths in the Iraq war. #DemandAction
FACT: Nevada was the 9th-deadliest state in 2010 for gun violence—while its gun safety laws ranked 32nd out of 50. #DemandAction
FACT: In '10, PA had the 5th-highest rate of gun deaths among kids—and 95% of the state supports universal background checks. #DemandAction
FACT: Almost twice as many people were murdered by guns from 2001-2010 in Arizona than killed in combat in Afghanistan. #DemandAction
FACT: Obama's clean fuel standards would prevent tens of thousands of asthma attacks and save billions of dollars in lost productivity.
FACT: Obama's clean fuel standards would cut the sulfur in gasoline by two-thirds—significantly reducing smog & soot pollution. #OFAClimate
FACT: Nearly 40% of all gun sales don't require a background check under current law. #DemandAction
FACT: Background checks have kept more than 2 million guns out of dangerous hands—but they STILL aren't required for all gun sales.
FACT: Under Obama, U.S. carbon pollution emissions have fallen to their lowest level in nearly 2 decades—and we need to do more. #OFAClimate
FACT: Renewable electricity generation from wind, solar, and geothermal sources has doubled since President Obama took office. #OFAClimate
FACT: Senate Republicans would end tax credits for clean energy like wind and solar—costing American jobs in an industry we need to lead.
FACT: The Senate GOP would let polluters build power plants w/o limits on carbon pollution—fueling climate change that threatens our planet.
FACT: The Senate GOP would block limits on toxic air pollution that will prevent up to 11,000 deaths and nearly 5,000 heart attacks a year.
FACT: Background checks have kept more than 2 million guns out of dangerous hands—but they still don't cover all gun sales. #TimeToAct
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