The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/12/2021

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. When appropriate we explain the rating and/or offer our own rating if we disagree with the fact-checker. (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
Fact Checker bias rating Codes: Red = Right-Leaning, Green = Least Biased, Blue = Left-Leaning, Black = Unrated by MBFC

FALSE Claim by Rebecca Kleefisch (R): The Biden Department of Justice “would use the FBI to target parents who speak out against critical race theory.”

PolitiFact rating: False (The AG clarified that “spirited debate” is protected under the First Amendment — which would protect parents who want to speak out. )

Kleefisch misses mark with claim that the FBI will be targeting parents on critical race theory

FALSE Claim via Social Media: Kyle Rittenhouse Crossed State Lines With An AR-15.

Lead Stories rating: False (The gun he used in the shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was “purchased, stored and used in Wisconsin)

Fact Check: Kyle Rittenhouse Did NOT Cross State Lines With An AR-15

FALSE Claim by Ben Swann: “Statistically, the numbers” of COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths “are pretty much the same as they were before the vaccine.” rating: False (based on one study that was misinterpreted)

Video Questioning Vaccine Efficacy Pushes Falsehood About Israel Data

Truth In Media Rating

Claim by 2,433 Dead Babies Found In VAERS As Another Study Does Show mRNA Shots Unsafe for Pregnant Women

Lead Stories rating: False (ridiculous crackpottery)

Fact Check: Deaths of 2,433 Babies NOT Found In VAERS, ‘Another Study’ Does NOT Show mRNA Shots Unsafe for Pregnant Women

Health Impact News Rating

FALSE Claim by Viral image: “79.4% of babies who die of ‘SIDS’ had a vaccine the same day.”

PolitiFact rating: False (Vaccines due not Cause SIDS)

Vaccines do not cause sudden infant death syndrome

FALSE (International: Pakistan): Fawad Chaudhry kicked out of National Assembly

AFP Fact Check rating: False

False reports Pakistan information minister ‘thrown out’ of parliament shared online

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by third-party fact-checkers. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

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