The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 6/9/2021

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 Kamala Harris (D): “Sadly during the course of the pandemic one-third of our small businesses have closed.”

Politifact rating: Mostly True

Kamala Harris Gets It Mostly Right On Claim One-Third Of Small Businesses Shut Down During Pandemic

NO
EVIDENCE
Claim by Life Site News: “Terrifying new research finds vaccine spike protein unexpectedly in [the] bloodstream. The protein is linked to blood clots, heart and brain damage”

Health Feedback rating: No Evidence in Humans

Byram Bridle’s claim that COVID-19 vaccines are toxic fails to account for key differences between the spike protein produced during infection and vaccination, misrepresents studies

LifeSite News Rating

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim by Mark Pocan (D): Says withdrawing troops from Afghanistan could save the U.S. $50 billion.

Politifact rating: Mostly False

Wisconsin U.S. Rep. misses mark on claim that removing troops from Afghanistan will save U.S. money

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by True Defender: 920 Women Lose Their Unborn Babies After Getting Vaccinated

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: NO Evidence 920 Women Lost Their Unborn Babies After Getting Vaccinated

True Defender Rating

TRUE Claim by Lorraine Lewandrowski: It’s not currently “legal for a New York state student to have a glass of fresh whole milk.”

PolitiFact rating: True (Banned in 2006)

Is whole milk prohibited from being offered in New York schools? Yes

BLATANT
LIE
(International: India): India Today report says India tops globally in disrespecting doctors.

India Today rating: False (India Today is not a very reliable source, but they didn’t say that)

Fact Check: Morphed India Today screenshot says India leads the world in disrespecting doctors

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