The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 06/13/2020

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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 Planned Parenthood: “If Roe is overturned, Wisconsin has a law on the books that would immediately make abortion a crime.”

Politifact rating: True

Yes, if federal abortion law were overturned, Wisconsin law could make procedure a crime

Claim via Social Media: An image shared on Facebook claims former Vice President Joe Biden said, “No ordinary American cares about their constitutional rights.”

Check You Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: DID JOE BIDEN SAY, ‘NO ORDINARY AMERICAN CARES ABOUT THEIR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS’?

Claim by Beth Parlato: Said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that “with all the technology we have, we don’t need actual classrooms.”

Politifact Rating: Mostly True

Congressional candidate stretches Cuomo’s remarks on education

Claim via Social Media: A photo circulating on Facebook shows Donald Trump posing with his parents, who appear to be wearing Ku Klux Klan (KKK) robes.

Reuters Fact Check rating: False

Fact check: Trump’s parents photoshopped wearing KKK robes

Claim via Social Media: Was Hillary Clinton in court on June 2, 2020, and did she lose her case about the missing emails while the media was reporting on the George Floyd protests and coronavirus?

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Hillary Clinton Was NOT in Court And Did NOT Lose Her Case on June 2, 2020

(International: India) Claim: How the Indian army is killing our Muslim brothers in Kashmir.

The Quint rating: False

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by the IFCN. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience

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