The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 8/08/2019


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 Dianne Feinstein: There are “more gun deaths by far” in the United States than any other country in the world.

Claim by Go Left: Republicans “voted to allow people with pre-existing mental illness to buy firearms.”
 rating: Misleading

Claim by Stephanie Ruhle: Says Walmart is “one of the largest sellers of assault-style weapons.”

Claim by Viral Image: Old photograph shows a group of women in KKK attire holding a sign that reads “Women of the Democrat Party.”

Claim by Tucker Carlson: White supremacy is a hoax and “not a real problem in America.”

 rating: False

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