The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 12/21/2020

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 Joe Biden (D): “A few states went for recounts. All the counts were confirmed. The results in Georgia were counted three times. It didn’t change the outcome. The recount conducted in Wisconsin actually saw our margin grow.”

PolitiFact rating: Accurate

Fact-checking Joe Biden’s speech after Electoral College vote

Claim by Rizza Islam, America’s Frontline Doctors: “According to the 1986 National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act, you cannot sue a vaccine manufacturer if the vaccine has harmed and/or killed someone”

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate

The US National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act does not stop people from suing vaccine manufacturers

America’s Frontline Doctors

Claim by Social media posts: “Forensics report” determined that the “Dominion Software Was Intentionally Designed To Influence Election Results.” rating: False

Audit in Michigan County Refutes Dominion Conspiracy Theory

Claim via Social Media: Chief Justice John Roberts and Ghislaine Maxwell are pictured together.

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Chief Justice John Roberts Is NOT In A Photo With Ghislaine Maxwell

Claim by Kelly Loeffler (R): Says Raphael Warnock has “said we need to open up the prisons” and “eliminate cash bail.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

In GA race, Kelly Loeffler distorts Raphael Warnock’s stances on prisons, bail

(International: Canada) Claim: Claim by Vladimir Putin: Canada has bought hydraulic guillotines in support of its response to COVID-19.

BOOM rating: False

Canada Has Not Ordered Guillotines To Control COVID-19 By Execution

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