The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 4/17/2019

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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 Sarah Sanders: “That [9/11] was one of the most horrific moments in American history and for [Rep. Ilhan Omar] to talk about it in such a dismissive way is frankly disgusting and abhorrent.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: We Provide the Context


Claim by John Torbett: Says all North Carolina teachers do not currently get a “duty free lunch break.”

Claim by Andrew Byrd: “The states that have passed (campus carry laws) have seen enrollment drop significantly.”

Claim by Viral image: A photo shows Muslims laughing in front of a burning Notre Dame.

PolitiFact
 rating: Pants on Fire


Claim by Dan Patrick: “Like every budget passed by the Senate since I have been lieutenant governor, Senate Bill 1 is within the spending limit set by the Texas Constitution.”

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About Media Bias Fact Check (2574 Articles)
MBFC News was founded by Dave Van Zandt in 2015. Dave studied Communications in college and over the years has focused on personal research in media bias and the role of media in politics. Dave is a registered Non-Affiliated voter who values evidence based reporting.

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