The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 4/4/2021

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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 Turning Point USA: HR 1 “gives the federal government the power to establish their own committees” to take over the redistricting process.

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (Wrong it gives the states the power to establish committees.)

Video gives inaccurate reading of redistricting overhaul in HR 1

Turning Point USA Rating

Claim by thegatewaypundit.com: Per the CDC There Are Nearly Twice As Many Vaccine Related Deaths SO FAR in 2021 Than All the Vaccine Deaths this Past Decade

Lead Stories rating: False (No Evidence)

Fact Check: The CDC Did NOT Report Twice As Many Vaccine-Related Deaths In 2021 As In The Past Decade

Gateway Pundit Rating

Claim by the Daily Expose: The number of pregnant women who have miscarried increased by “366% in just six weeks” as a result of their receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

PolitiFact rating: False

COVID-19 vaccines did not cause a 366% increase in miscarriages, as article claims

Claim by lindelltv.com: Mike Lindell TV Releases irrefutable proof 2010 Census Data was Used To Cast Votes for The Dead And Departed

Lead Stories rating: False (No Such Data)

Fact Check: 2010 Census Data Could NOT Be Used To Cast Votes for The Dead And Departed in 2020, Nor Were Vote Machines Hacked

Claim via Social Media: “Ted Cruz says owning a gun should be as hassle free as owning a car, which as I recall requires a license and registration.”

PolitiFact rating: False

No evidence Ted Cruz made statement about guns, cars

(International: South Africa) Claim: Thirty-four kidnapped children found in a truck in Rustenburg

AFP Fact Check rating: False

Recent posts about 34 children found in a truck in South Africa are false, harking back to older incidents

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