The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 7/24/2021

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

FALSE Claim by Kristi Noem (R): “In South Dakota, I’m putting prayer back in our schools.”

Politifact rating: False (No concrete examples exist of how Noem plans to do this or how this would work. )

Kristi Noem ‘putting prayer back’ in schools? No evidence of that

FALSE Claim via Social Media: Monsanto has been banned in 15 countries

Lead Stories rating: False (Monsanto was bought by Bayer and Bayer is not banned in any country, some products are though)

Fact Check: Monsanto Has NOT Been Banned In 15 Locations

FALSE Claim by Joe Biden (D): “The cost of an automobile is kind of back to what it was before the pandemic.”

FactCheck.org rating: False (up 20%)

FactChecking Biden’s CNN Town Hall

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: A US Supreme Court ruling means that people who have received mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines are now patented and legally “no longer human”.

Australian Associated Press rating: False

Vaccine ‘transhuman’ claims patently wrong on US Supreme Court ruling

FALSE Claim by House Republicans: “President Biden says he wants to ban handguns.”

PolitiFact rating: False

No, Joe Biden doesn’t want to ban handguns

FALSE (International: Canada): Via Rense.com – Canada prohibits pilots who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 from flying.

BOOM Live rating: False

Pilots Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Are Not Barred From Flying In Canada

Rense Rating

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