The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt)
Claim by Various websites: “New Bill Would Require Officers to Call Supervisor Before Drawing Weapons.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
Claim by Jim Justice: “Now, in Cabell County, we just had information that we reduced our overdoses by 40 percent.”
PolitiFact rating: Yes For Nonfatal Cases
Claim by Multiple Sources:
Muslim militants killed 120 Christians in Nigeria during a three-week period in February and March 2019.
Snopes.com rating: Mixture
Claim by Beto O’Rourke: “Nearly half of public school teachers in Texas are working a second or a third job, not for kicks, not for extra spending cash, but just to make ends meet.”
PolitiFact rating: Half True
Claim by AFP Fact Check: This bloodied Koran was found at the scene of the Christchurch mosque attack
AFP Fact Check rating: False
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