The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 2/14/2021

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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 Michael van der Veen: After the Capitol insurrection, “one of the first people arrested was a leader of antifa.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (No Evidence of Antifa)

Trump impeachment defense lawyer wrongly singles out antifa in Capitol riot

Claim via Social Media: Amish religious communities have not been affected by the deadly Covid-19 pandemic

AFP Fact Check rating: False (Amish have higher than average Covid-19 infection rate)

Covid-19 did not spare US Amish communities

Claim by Dr. Vernon Coleman: “Legally, all those people giving [COVID-19] vaccinations are war criminals.”

FactCheck.org rating: False (Nope)

Video Makes Bogus Claims About ‘War Crimes’ and COVID-19 Vaccine Safety

Claim by Viral Image: The Buccaneers refused an invite to the White House.

Check Your Fact rating: False (Satire)

FACT CHECK: Did The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Refuse To Go To The White House?

Claim by Gordon Hintz (D): “We know mask mandates work. There’s enough evidence out there between counties that have done it and counties that haven’t.”

PolitiFact rating: True (Masks are effective)

Wisconsin Assembly Minority Leader right on relationship between mask mandates and COVID-19 cases

(International: India) Claim: PM Modi ignored question related to petrol hike

Newsmobile rating: False (Video is altered.)

Fact Check: PM Modi Did Not Try To Dodge Question Related To Petrol Price Hike; Video is Altered

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