The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 09/21/2020

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Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy before publishing. (D. Van Zandt)

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

Claim by Facebook post: “A portion of everything you pay A.A.R.P goes directly to the Democratic Party.”

PolitiFact rating: False

No, AARP isn’t sending money to the Democratic Party

Claim by Trump on Virginia’s governor: “He is in favor of executing babies after birth – this isn’t late-term abortion, this is a step way beyond!”

AP Fact Check rating: False

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s virus revisionism; Biden on the hoax

Claim by Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee: Says that to help people in need during the coronavirus pandemic, Mike Garcia said: “Everyone should have to figure out how to fend for themselves.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

Ad invokes COVID in claiming Garcia said people should fend for themselves

Claim via Social Media: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tweeted on the day she died that she had information that would lead to the arrest of Hillary Clinton.

Lead Stories rating: Fake Tweet

Fact Check: RBG Did NOT Tweet On The Day She Died ‘I Have Information That Will Lead To The Arrest Of Hillary Clinton’

Claim by Viral image: An antifa flyer encourages activists “to disguise yourselves as patriots/Trump supporters” on Nov. 4.

PolitiFact rating: False

No, antifa activists aren’t disguising themselves as Trump supporters to riot

(International: India) Claim: Images show police brutality against protesters demanding jobs in Uttar Pradesh in September 2020

BOOM rating: False

2018 Images From Protest In Lucknow Revived With Unemployment Twist

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