Licensed firearms dealers can’t sell handguns to people under age 21, but they can sell long guns, including rifles, to people over 18. Handguns are regulated differently than rifles because they are used in connection with crime more frequently.
“Since I took office, Michigan has added more than 25,000 auto jobs.”
“Plan B can cause an abortion. It’s right there on the box.”
In 2020, about half of women killed by their partners were in a dating relationship. The new gun law closes the “boyfriend loophole.”
Did actor Sam Elliott say that he won't support a political party "that supports abortion over life"? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that the Academy Award-nominated actor ever made that remark, part of a longer purported quote
Will the World Economic Forum (WEF) "freeze" the "bank accounts of "meat eaters to 'educate them,'" and does the Doconomy credit card refuse to let a consumer buy items when they are "deemed to be a net polluter"? No, neither are true: Th
Does an image of a Russian passport shared on social media in spring 2022 prove that Ukrainian President Volodymir Zelenskyy is a secret Russian citizen? No, that's not true. Analysis of similar images shows that forged passport scans are
An Instagram post incorrectly claims that the clip shows a player scoring a goal that relegated his parent club.
Does a picture of a grieving girl hugging a tombstone stem from the 2022 Russia-Ukraine conflict? No, that's not true. The photograph first appeared on a Georgian-language website in January 2019. The original image contained a Georgian-l
The state’s abortion ban went into effect after Roe v. Wade was overturned.
Certain measures of male fertility in sperm donors was found to temporarily drop between 2.5 and five months after vaccination.
“Pennyroyal tea” was a song on Nirvana's 1993 album “In Utero.”
The grounds at a music festival often get covered with trash ... and then they get cleaned up.
The video is CGI.
Does an "official study" confirm that COVID-19 shots increase the risk of infection from the virus? No, that's not true: One of the authors of the study, Laith Jamal Abu-Raddad, said the article uses several numbers from the report out of
Carbon Dioxide is critical for plants. It’s a key part of photosynthesis, the process by which plants turn CO2, water and sunlight into the sugars they need to grow – and the oxygen life on Earth needs to survive. But narratives that the elevated l
A Facebook post inaccurately compares contrails caused by a US Air Force formation over the UK to a chemical spraying operation during the Vietnam War.
Did a Russian airplane get hit with a missile, killing 50 people, in 2022? No, that's not true: A fatal plane incident happened on May 6, 2019, before the 2022 Russian-Ukrainian war. Forty-one people died as a passenger plane crash-landed
OSLO, Norway — Academic and practical attention to the discipline of fact-checking has burst into the mainstream. Many fact-checkers got their start in 2016, scrutinizing the U.S. presidential election, and […] The post GlobalFact 9 launches in
Has a political action committee proved that Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert had two abortions and worked as an unlicensed escort? No, as of June 19, 2022, the allegations about the anti-abortion Republican congresswoman, made in a press rel
Do plants produce oils that provide effective natural sun protection and do sunscreens cause cancer? No, neither is true: "There is no evidence that they afford even close to adequate protection," board-certified dermatologist Julie K. Ka
“U.S. House of Reps. votes 226-194 to criminalize disassembling, cleaning, and re-assembling your gun without a firearm manufacturer’s license, including 8 Republicans!”
"Don’t forget tomorrow starts the new Facebook rule where they can use your photos," the viral posts claimed. "Everything you've ever posted becomes public from today - even messages that have been deleted."
Does a picture show "pallets of formula" in Mexico, proving that there is only a shortage of baby formula in the United States because "the Biden Administration wants us to suffer"? No, that's not true: Not only does the picture not show
95-item list of food-destroying incidents demonstrates that “you are duped if you think they aren’t planning a food shortage.”
Does a video show U.S. Capitol Police just opening the gates for rioters on January 6, 2021, so they could attack the Capitol? No, that's not true: Marcus DiPaola, the freelance journalist who shot the video, told Newsweek in a January 7,
By Uliana Malashenko Is it true that a "classified" Azov document proves that over two-thirds of the Mariupol population support Russia? No, that's not true: The link to the English-language article by the state-controlled Syrian Arab New
Lilibet has a birth certificate that reveals her date and place of birth, proving her existence.
“A quarter of the entire acreage in the country that is under hemp production is here in North Carolina.”
An article on The Sun’s website features the headline: “Taking the Pill could ‘save your life’ as fewer women attempt suicide, experts say”. This headline is not an accurate representation of the (as yet unpublished) resea
On building an NFL stadium in Virginia.
Did an Australian police officer named "Ed Chenel" detail an increase in that country's homicide rate a year after new gun control laws were introduced? No, that's not true: It's unclear whether Chenel ever existed but statistics from the
And if so, who sets its energy rates?
Does this brief video show an alien spaceship that crashed into the ocean? No, that's not true: This video shows a model or animation of the fictional starship from "Star Wars," the Millennium Falcon. The audio featured in this video clip
The "body double" conspiracy theory strikes again.
A BP oil executive named Brice Cromwell blamed the Biden administration for high gas prices.
REVIEW On 25 May 2022, Steve Bannon, former White House strategist, hosted author Naomi Wolf on his podcast War Room Battleground. During the podcast, Wolf claimed that the babies of vaccinated mothers were dying in disproportionately higher numbers
House Democrats are moving forward with a bill that would enact new restrictions on guns. During a recent hearing, Republican Rep. Andy Biggs of Arizona said that the bill would […] The post No, government data does not show that defensive gun us