The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 9/20/2021

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 Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R): “My opponent wants to abolish” law enforcement.

Politifact Rating: False (State Rep. Christina Bohannan supports law enforcement)

Does Christina Bohannan want to abolish law enforcement? No

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: Postal workers aren’t included in the Biden administration vaccine mandate

USA Today rating: False (they are)

Fact check: Postal workers to follow OSHA vaccine guidance, White House says

FALSE Claim by Empower Wisconsin: Says of Gov. Tony Evers and 2020 violence in Kenosha after the police shooting of Jacob Blake: “It took the loss of lives before help finally came.”

Politifact rating: False (Evers had already deployed the National Guard on Aug. 24 — less than 24 hours after Jacob Blake was shot by a Kenosha police officer.)

No, Wis. Gov. Evers did not wait to send help to Kenosha during unrest

FALSE Claim by Viral Image: President Joe Biden’s 39 percent approval rating is lower than former President Donald Trump’s ever was

Check Your Fact rating: False (Trump went down to 36% on the same poll.)

FACT CHECK: Is Joe Biden’s Recent 39% Approval Rating Lower Than Donald Trump’s Ever Was?

FALSE Claim by Brian Kemp (R): An ‘AIDS vaccine” exists and has been previously mandated.

Newsweek rating: False (there isn’t an AIDS vaccine)

Fact Check: Has There Ever Been a Mandated ‘AIDS Vaccine’?

FALSE (International: China): Claim by Global Times: “But international law doesn’t empower any country to challenge others’ sovereign claim with an intrusion by a warship.”

POLYGRAPH.info rating: False

Beijing’s Duplicitous Mischief at Mischief Reef

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