The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/29/2021

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 Jerry Nadler (D): Kyle Rittenhouse was an “armed person” crossing state lines when he came to Kenosha protests in 2020.

PolitiFact rating: False (There was no evidence offered that suggested Rittenhouse transported the gun across state lines.)

Nadler wrong on claim Rittenhouse crossed state line with gun before shooting at Kenosha protest

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: A chef must know all ingredients of a cupcake, but a doctor doesn’t need to know the ingredients of the vaccines.

Lead Stories rating: False (Vaccine ingredients are easily found and open for all to see.)

Fact Check: Vaccine Ingredients Are NOT Kept From Doctors, While Chefs Know All Cupcake Contents As Allergy Precaution

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim via Viral Image: The Build Back Better bill provides “’parole’ amnesty for millions of criminal illegal aliens.”

Politifact rating: Mostly False (The Build Back Better Act would grant immigration parole to some 7 million immigrants; however, People convicted of crimes would not be eligible for immigration parole.)

Build Back Better bill wouldn’t parole criminal immigrants

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Toby Rogers (Children’s Health Defense): “more children will die from the vaccine than will die from COVID in the first place and there’s proof”

Health Feedback rating: Unsupported (Incorrect calculation)

Claim that the COVID-19 vaccine is riskier than the disease for children is based on an economist’s incorrect calculation of the metric “number needed to vaccinate”

Children’s Health Defense Rating

FALSE Claim via Social Media: Dominion Voting Systems lost its lawsuits against Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell on Nov. 19

USA Today rating: False (Case remains open)

Fact check: Post makes false claim about Dominion’s defamation lawsuit

FALSE (International: Germany): Head Of German Hospital Who Committed Suicide said ‘COVID-19 Vaccine Is A Genocide’

Lead Stories rating: False (Did Not Say It)

Fact Check: Head Of German Hospital Who Committed Suicide Did NOT Say ‘COVID-19 Vaccine Is A Genocide’

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