The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 4/8/2021

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 Brian Kemp (R): “People are saying we are taking something away with drop boxes. There’s counties that did not have a drop box last election. … Now every county will be required to have one drop box.” rating: Mostly False (limits drop boxes)

FactChecking Claims About the Georgia Voting Law

Claim by Infowars: the existence of a fictional pandemic exercise scenario proves that the Covid-19 pandemic is a globalist plot for world domination

Lead Stories rating: False (hypothetical fiction)

Fact Check: 2017 Fictional ‘SPARS Pandemic Scenario’ Document Is NOT Proof Of A Planned Pandemic

Infowars Rating

Claim by Joe Biden (D): On the new Georgia voting law: “You’re going to close a polling place at 5 o’clock when working people just get off.” rating: False (still 7 pm)

FactChecking Claims About the Georgia Voting Law

Claim via Social Media: The mRNA vaccine is “an operating system that takes over the machinery of your cells” ; “…by the time you get your fourth shot your body will be making all four proteins that make up the COVID-19 virus.”

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate

The mRNA COVID-19 vaccines aren’t operating systems, and won’t transform the human body into a virus making factory

Claim by Jennifer Granholm (D): President Joe Biden’s corporate tax rate increase would “put us in line with other industrial nations.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (one of the highest in world)

Jennifer Granholm spins comparison of Joe Biden’s corporate tax proposal

(International: Philippines) Claim: “Philippines 2000” is a vision for the Philippines of former president Ferdinand Marcos regarding his wealth.

Rappler rating: False

FALSE: ‘Philippines 2000′ is Marcos’ vision for PH regarding his wealth

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