The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 07/31/2023

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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

Fact Checker bias rating Codes: Red = Right-Leaning, Green = Least Biased, Blue = Left-Leaning, Black = Unrated by MBFC

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Claim via Social Media: Klaus Schwab “publicly admitted he is planning to implement China-style forced COVID lockdowns all over the world during the ‘next pandemic.’”

PolitiFact rating: False (No evidence that World Economic Forum chairman Klaus Schwab said he planned to implement forced global lockdowns, an action he has no authority to take. 

World Economic Forum chairman Klaus Schwab didn’t admit to forced lockdown plot

FALSE Claim via Social media: ‘Barbie’ earned more money in one day than Ron DeSantis has ever fundraised

USA Today rating: False (Though the movie had a record-breaking opening day, the Florida governor and his political action groups have raised more money throughout his political career.)

Post falsely compares ‘Barbie’ haul to DeSantis funds | Fact check

Claim via Social Media: Ben and Jerry’s tweeted that they were happy white people will soon be the minority in America

Check Your Fact rating: False (Fake Tweet or Xeet)

FACT CHECK: Did Ben And Jerry’s Tweet Celebrating White People Being The Minority In America In the Future?

FALSE Claim via Social media: Kamala Harris brought flowers to McCain monument to honor his captors.

USA Today rating: False (Harris brought the flowers to the monument to honor McCain, who she referred to as a “hero.”)

Kamala Harris brought flowers to John McCain monument to honor him | Fact check

Claim by Bernie Sanders: “Tens of millions of Americans live in communities where they cannot find a doctor while others have to wait months to be seen.”

Politifact rating: Mostly True (Research suggests that 70 million to 100 million Americans could be unable to find a doctor if they want or need one, figures well within Sanders’ claim of “tens of millions.”)

Sen. Bernie Sanders says millions of people can’t find a doctor. He’s mostly right.

FALSE (International: Netherlands): Doctors in the Netherlands “ordered” to euthanize “citizens with autism and other minor disabilities, even if the patient does not currently express any desire to die.”

PolitiFact rating: False (Netherlands’ government clearly states that a patient, not family or friends, must consent to euthanasia, and a doctor is not required to perform the procedure.)

Facebook video distorts Netherlands euthanasia law; no one is being killed against their will

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