The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 06/18/2023 (Weekend Edition)

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Claim via Social media: Kohl’s is selling pride-themed ‘halter tops and panties’ for boys.

USA Today rating: False (The clothes in the photo are intended for adults and are labeled as such on Kohl’s website. The store does have Pride Month products for boys, but they do not include halter tops, underwear or any of the merchandise shown in the post.)

Photo shows Kohl’s pride-themed halter tops and underwear for adults, not boys | Fact check

Claim via Social Media: Photos show Target is selling a line of satanic-themed children’s clothing.

AP News rating: False (The images were generated with an artificial intelligence text-to-image tool, according to the artist who created them. Target also confirmed it has never sold the merchandise.)

Target isn’t selling satanic children’s clothes

Claim by George Soros said “Those who oppose my agenda are white supremacists.”

Lead Stories rating: False (Not Real Quote)

Fact Check: George Soros Did NOT Say ‘Those Who Oppose My Agenda Are White Supremacists’

The People Voice Rating

FALSE (International: Pakistan): The video is recent and shows people protesting in front of former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s house in London over the arrest of Imran Khan.

The Quint rating: False

Video Shows Protest Outside Nawaz Sharif’s House After Imran Khan’s Arrest? No!

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