The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 06/03/2023 (Weekend Edition)

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Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience/Other

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Claim by Kevin McCarthy (R): “Every study has shown” that when work requirements are tied to federal safety-net programs, “it puts more people to work.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (Some studies in the 90s showed this; however, more recent studies show much less evidence of employment gains. A majority of studies on work requirements for food stamps and Medicaid coverage show little or no gain in employment.)

Kevin McCarthy oversells employment gains from past work requirements

FALSE Claim by Michael Knowles: Nassau County glitch turned every single registered voter Democrat.

USA Today rating: False (Voter rolls were unaffected, and no one’s actual voter registration changed to the wrong party.)

Misprinted Democratic IDs in NY didn’t affect voter roll | Fact check

Claim via Social Media: Ron DeSantis Is Selling A ‘Make America Florida’ Hat.

Lead Stories rating: False (Not Official)

Fact Check: Ron DeSantis Is NOT Selling A ‘Make America Florida’ Hat — It’s Being Sold By Separate Website

Ron Desantis Rating

FALSE (International: Australia): The constitution states that a property owner must be provided with their certificate of title in paper form.

Australian Associated Press rating: False (There is nothing in the constitution relating to requirements of hard copies of land documents.)

Digital land titles claim is certified nonsense

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