The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 6/7/2021

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

MOSTLY
TRUE
Claim by Don Huffines (R): “Texans have some of the highest property taxes in the nation”

Politifact rating: Mostly True

Texas has some of the highest property taxes in the nation

FALSE Claim by Gateway Pundit: Emails show Fauci ‘lied’ about effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Fauci’s emails don’t show he ‘lied’ about hydroxychloroquine

Gateway Pundit Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by the Gateway Pundit: Video shows the Jan. 6 Capitol riot was a “completely peaceful protest.”

Politifact rating: Pants on Fire (the video footage shows only part of the events at the Capitol that day.)

No, the riot at the Capitol on Jan. 6 wasn’t a ‘completely peaceful protest’

Gateway Pundit Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Peter McCullough: COVID-19 vaccines caused over 4,000 deaths; COVID-19 survivors can’t get the virus and don’t need to be vaccinated; natural immunity trumps vaccine immunity; spike protein from the vaccines is dangerous

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate (100% wrong)

Vaccines are a safer alternative for acquiring immunity compared to natural infection and COVID-19 survivors benefit from getting vaccinated, contrary to claims by Peter McCullough

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim by Ron DeSantis (R): Says Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried “spent millions of dollars to put her face on every gas pump across this state.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (It is true she is one the pumps, but The state paid about $5,000 for the stickers, the same amount it paid in 2014, long before Fried took office.)

Sticker shock: Ron DeSantis exaggerates cost of gas pump stickers with Nikki Fried’s picture

BLATANT
LIE
(International: China): China is issuing its own passport in Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City.

Newsmeter rating: False

FACT CHECK: China not issuing own passport in Sri Lanka’s port city

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