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Marianne Williamson is an author and spiritual leader who is running for President of the United States in 2024. She is a member of the progressive left wing of the Democratic Party. We assign Marianne Williamson a Left Biased and Mostly factual rating due to a failed fact check and some misleading statements.

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Marianne Williamson

State: California
Title: Author, lecturer, spiritual leader, and presidential candidate
Political Party: Democratic Party
Political Alignment: Progressive Left
Factual Rating: Mostly Factual


  • Lecturer and author (1980s-present)
  • Founder of Project Angel Food (1989-present)
  • Co-founder of The Peace Alliance (2004-present)
  • Independent candidate for California’s 33rd congressional district (2014)
  • Democratic candidate for president of the United States (2020)
  • Democratic candidate for president of the United States (2024)

Stance on Key Policies:

  • Abortion Rights: FavorableWilliamson is a strong supporter of abortion rights. “I believe abortion is a moral issue, but it is an issue of private, not public morality. I do not believe government has the right to legislate our private morals.”
  • Economy: Democratic SocialismWilliamson believes we must take back our Democracy from corporate influence. She supports policies that would raise the minimum wage, expand access to healthcare, and make college more affordable.
  • Climate Change: Supports Government ActionWilliamson is a vocal advocate for action on climate change. She believes that climate change is a major threat to the planet. She states, “Our biggest crisis regarding the climate emergency is humanity’s massive state of denial that it exists on the scale it does.”
  • Education: Public SchoolsShe supports policies that would make public schools more equitable and effective, and she has called for increased funding for early childhood education. She states, “This is more than an educational issue; it is a human rights issue.”
  • Foreign Policy: Non-Interventionist – Marianne Williamson’s 2024 platform includes creating the Department of Peace to educate on peacebuilding both domestically and internationally.
  • LGBTQ Rights: SupportsWilliamson is a strong supporter of LGBTQ rights. She believes everyone should be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. She promises to appoint cabinet members from LGBTQIA+ communities to ensure continued involvement and representation.
  • Gun Ownership: Gun ControlWilliamson will “declare a national emergency around the gun violence epidemic, and work with local and national organizations to build a robust plan around gun control.”
  • Immigration: Supports Immigration – Supports legislative reforms that include a full path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who do not have serious criminal background issues. “I would also work to reduce the cost of naturalization and increase resources to help people navigate that process more easily.”
  • Health Care: Universal Health CareWilliamson is a strong supporter of universal healthcare. She believes that healthcare is a right, not a privilege, and she has called for a single-payer healthcare system.
  • Overall: Democratic SocialistMarianne Williamson is a progressive-left activist who holds Democratic Socialist economic views. Her political views supporting fighting against climate change, protecting LGBTQ rights, and support for universal healthcare align with the progressive left side of the political spectrum.

Recent Failed Fact Checks

(M. Huitsing 07/26/2023)

Last Updated on July 26, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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