The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/28/2020

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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 Robin Vos (R): “We passed one of the first (COVID-19) bills in the entire country, empowering Gov. Evers to act.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Wisconsin Assembly speaker says state passed one of the first COVID-19 bills, but that’s wrong

Claim Via Social Media: Public health measures aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19 including face masks, vaccines, and frequent handwashing “suppress our immune systems”

Health Feedback rating: Incorrect

Face masks, handwashing, and vaccination do not weaken the immune system, and are effective measures to reduce the spread of infectious diseases

Claim by American Crossroads: TV ad suggests that Raphael Warnock, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in Georgia, supports defunding the police.

FactCheck.org rating: False

Ad Links Warnock to ‘Defunding the Police’

Claim by Viral Post: the chairman of the election technology firm Dominion Voting Systems serves on President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Is The Chairman Of Dominion Voting Systems Part Of Joe Biden’s Transition Team?

Claim by Social media users: Nevada’s AG admits to changing signature verifications manually for thousands of votes

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: False claim on Nevada AG and signature verifications

(International: India) Claim: Delhi Police is detaining people violating mask guidelines.

The Logical Indian rating: False

Fact Check: Video Of Police Detaining People For Not Wearing Mask Is Not Of Delhi

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



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