The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 10/05/2020

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 Donald Trump (R): “Last week Joe Biden flashed the ‘white power’ sign. President Trump condemned white supremacists yesterday. Why hasn’t Joe Biden?”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

No, Joe Biden didn’t use a racist hand gesture. He was trying to illustrate the number ‘zero.’

Claim via Social Media: “More babies will die by abortion in two days than all the coronavirus deaths thus far”

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate

There have been more COVID-19 deaths than abortions worldwide over two days since June 2020

Claim by Donald Trump (R): “They had another case where a thousand ballots were sent, but not single — they were sent double, so you get to vote twice.” rating: Voters Can’t Vote Twice

FactChecking Trump’s Weekend Claims

Claim via Social Media: Did the United States label antifa a terrorist group?

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: The United States Has NOT Labeled Antifa A Terrorist Group

Claim via Social Media: Trump tweeted in 2016 “Obama Should Wait Until He Leaves Office To Pick Another Justice”

Lead Stories rating: Fake Tweet

Fact Check: Donald Trump Did NOT Tweet ‘Obama Should Wait Until He Leaves Office To Pick Another Justice! If He Doesn’t, He Should Be Fired!’

(International: India) Claim: Video shows PM Modi’s mock funeral being held in Haryana amid the anti-farm reform protests.

The Logical Indian rating: False

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