The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 06/13/2023

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. We fact-check the fact-checkers and let you know their bias. 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

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FALSE Claim via Social Media: The U.S. “takes 87% of all the prescription medications in the world.”

Politifact rating: False (There is no reason to believe that the U.S., which accounts for about 4% of the world’s population, consumes the vast majority of all prescription medications.)

No evidence that vast majority of all prescription medications are consumed in US

Claim by A video presentation proves that the spike protein in COVID-19 mRNA vaccines replaces the sperm in men.

Lead Stories rating: False (No evidence. Further, credible scientists and experts are unlikely to use the Rumble platform.)

Fact Check: Video Does NOT Prove COVID-19 Spike Protein Replaces Sperm In Men

Rumble Rating

Claim via social media: Merrick Garland stripped Trump of right to run in 2024.

USA Today rating: False (Garland does not have the authority to do this)

Trump can run for president despite legal troubles | Fact check

Claim by Al Franken (D): “Americans will get $1.1 B in rebates from health insurance companies this year cuz of a provision I wrote in the ACA.”

Politifact rating: Mostly True (That amount, while an estimate, is likely very close to the total payout that a provision of the Affordable Care Act will require insurers to rebate consumers this year. The rule kicks in when insurers spend too little on actual medical care.)

A windfall in health insurance rebates? It’s not as crazy as it sounds

Claim by thepeoplesvoice: WEF Says It’s Time To Legalize Sex and Marriage With Animals To Promote Inclusion

Lead Stories rating: False (Another made-up story by The People’s Voice and shared by the gullible.)

Fact Check: The World Economic Forum Did NOT Say ‘It’s Time to Legalize Sex And Marriage With Animals To Promote Inclusion’

FALSE (International: Australia): Claim by Financial Analyst David Martin: Every scientific publication on coronaviruses from 1990 to 2018 found vaccines do not work against the virus type.

Australian Associated Press rating: False (Various research showed vaccines could work against coronaviruses before the COVID-19 vaccines proved their effectiveness.)

Years of vaccine research data ignored in coronavirus rant

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