Bill Clinton drew the ire of Black Lives Matter supporters by doing something he usually doesn’t do. He told the truth and said that “they’re afraid of the truth,” he said of the protesters who showed up at a stump speech the former president was giving for his wife in Philadelphia. The protesters were angry about the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 that increased the number of people in jail and the lengths of their time in prison because why not let violent criminals back on the street as soon as possible? “I talked to a lot of African-American groups. They thought black lives mattered. They said, ‘Take this bill because our kids are being shot in the streets by gangs.’ We had 13-year-old kids planning their own funerals,” Clinton said to the crowd who continuously interrupted him. “Because of that bill, we had a 25-year low in crime, a 33-year low in the murder rate, and listen to this, because of that and the background check law, a 46-year low in the deaths of people of gun violence. And how do you think those lives were, that mattered? Whose lives were saved, that mattered?” he asked. Things got very contentious when one of the protesters shouted that Clinton should be charged with crimes against humanity.