The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 7/18/2021

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 James E. Clyburn (D): “No Democrat has never been against voter ID.”

The Washington Post rating: Four Pinocchios (many Democrats oppose voter ID laws)

Analysis | Rep. Clyburn’s false claim that ‘no Democrat’ has opposed voter ID laws

FALSE Claim via Social Media: 5 world leaders were killed or died because they “opposed vaccination of the citizens of their countries.” rating: Unsupported

Baseless Conspiracy Theory Follows Deaths of Haitian President, Other National Leaders

FALSE Claim by Tucker Carlson: “It now appears there actually was meaningful voter fraud in Fulton County, Georgia last November.”

Snopes rating: False (No evidence and/or debunked)

No, Tucker Carlson Didn’t Reveal Evidence of Mass Voter Fraud in Georgia

Claim by Kamala Harris (D): New and proposed state laws on voting mean “if you are going to be standing in that line for all those hours, you can’t have any water or any food.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (you can bring food and water, but food and water cannot be given out by officials or representatives of campaigns as a bribe)

Kamala Harris exaggerates food and water laws for voters

FALSE Claim by Candace Owens (Turning Point USA): “Nuremberg codes stipulate that consent must be voluntary […] Threatening someone’s livelihood unless they take an experimental vaccine is NOT voluntary consent.”

Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate (vaccines are not experimental)

The Nuremberg Code specifically addresses experimentation; COVID-19 vaccines aren’t experimental, and therefore, don’t violate the Code

Turning Point USA Rating

FALSE (International: India): Prime Minister Narendra Modi credited for the construction of Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai

The Quint rating: False

Fact-Check | PM Narendra Modi Can’t be Credited for Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai

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