The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 9/23/2021

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 via Social Media: Border patrol is mounted on horseback rounding up Haitian refugees with whips.

Lead Stories rating: False (Split Reins)

Fact Check: Mounted Border Patrol Did NOT Use Whips To Round Up Haitian Refugees Amid Surge of Migrants

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Physicians for Informed Consent: ‘1 in 9 Vaccinated Adolescents Suffered a Severe Adverse Reaction’ From the Pfizer Vaccine.

The Dispatch rating: False (VAERS is not reliable the real number is 1 in 226)

Have ‘1 in 9 Vaccinated Adolescents Suffered a Severe Adverse Reaction’ From the Pfizer Vaccine?

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Best News Here: “The CDC and county health officials have obtained 2020 Census records to enhance their vaccination enforcement protocols.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

No, health officials aren’t using Census data to target unvaccinated people

Best News Here Rating

FALSE Claim by Viral images: purportedly show members of the Black Panthers attacking a church in the U.S.

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Do These Images Show The Black Panthers Attacking A Church In The US?

HALF
TRUE
Claim by Joe Biden (D): The United States “is the largest contributor to humanitarian assistance” of any country.

PolitiFact rating: Half True (By raw dollars, not share of GDP)

In UN speech, Joe Biden calls for collective action on climate, COVID-19

FALSE (International: Egypt): Claim by Abdel Fattah el-Sisi: “The Egyptian state confirms its commitment to respect the right of physical safety, personal freedom, political practice, freedom of expression, forming civil societies and the right of litigation. Egypt has always welcomed diversity of opinions.”

POLYGRAPH.info rating: False

Sisi’s Hypocrisy About Human Rights in Egypt

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