Online activists made significant errors while highlighting what they claimed were discrepancies in Oregon law.
Perhaps Sidney Powell has gone too far for even Rudy Giuliani this time.
Judges uniformly rejected Trump's claims of vote fraud and found the campaign's legal work amateurish.
On Nov. 19, President Donald Trump’s legal team spouted a gusher of false and unfounded allegations of voter fraud at a 90-minute press conference. We could fact check it, but we’re not going to. We’re not going to fact check Rudy Giu
New York prosecutors are grinding away at an investigation into Trump's business dealings that could shadow him long after he leaves office in January.
A news conference held by President Donald Trump's legal team was part of a disinformation campaign falsely alleging mass voter fraud in the November 2020 general election.
Did Oregon legalize cocaine and outlaw straws? No, that's not true: Oregon implemented a law in January 2020 stipulating that plastic drinking straws cannot be given to customers automatically unless the customer is at a drive-through win
A website presenting itself as an educational tool on the integrity of U.S. elections bases its extrapolations on debunked rumors and hoaxes.
The vice president-elect’s stance on sex work is more complicated than what’s depicted in one interview.
Articles shared tens of thousands of times on social media claim Wisconsin, a state crucial to president-elect Joe Biden’s victory, may have broken the law by allowing poll clerks to fill in missing witness addresses on absentee ballots. This is fals
Questions swirled over whether the wrong Four Seasons was the site of the conference.
In remarks resembling an attack on democratic elections, rather than a presidential speech, President Donald Trump doubled down on his campaign pledge: “The only way we can lose, in my opinion, is massive fraud.” In his Nov. 5 comments, he offe
A routine review of content labeled satire.
Even before Election Day, the 2020 race was the most litigated in memory.
U.S. President Donald Trump issued a proclamation naming Nov. 1 a national remembrance day for those who had been killed by "illegal aliens."
More evidence is required before this claim can be rated in a traditional Snopes fact check, but it has certain traits associated with misinformation.
If President Trump invokes the Insurrection Act after the election does it mean that "DemSocialist Anarchists" can be "chased down and legally shot" for the Texas Day of Purge"? No, that's not true: Shooting American citizens beause of th
Legal fights could take on new urgency, not to mention added vitriol, if a narrow margin in a battleground state is the difference in the presidential election.
Trump is banking on a surge of enthusiasm from his most loyal supporters while also threatening legal action to stop vote counting in some crucial states, including Pennsylvania.
When President Trump said some undocumented children were brought across the southern border into the U.S. by "coyotes" was he using a xenophobic term for the parents of those children? No, that's not true: Trump was using the border regi
New documents from a former Cambridge Analytica insider reveal what an election watchdog group claims was illegal coordination between Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and a billionaire-funded pro-Trump super PAC.
Did Barack Obama say, "Legally, an impeached president can't appoint judges"? No, that's not true. The satire website Obamawatcher.com published the fake article claiming that the former president gave a legal argument for why President D
The writ, filed by Republicans, accuses Democratic officials of violating the state's election laws.
In ways large and small, in multiple corners of the government, the president has demonstrated a willingness to push the boundaries of federal law, if not outright flout them.
On Dec 13, 2018, Bill C-51 became law, which repealed Section 365 of the Criminal Code-pretending to practice witchcraft. Hence the claim is false.
Omar is a frequent target of disinformation campaigns.
Does posting a legal notice to Instagram regarding permissions you grant the platform change the terms of service a social media user agreed to when they signed up for an account? No, that's not true: This notice is a made up argument wit
Is it legal to have sex with a four-year-old anywhere and is there an effort to make it legal? No, that's not true: It is a false claim made by QAnon promoters who work to convince social media users that there is a global child trafficki
The Trump campaign uses deceptive editing and a confusing message on illegal immigration to attack Biden in swing states.
Facebook posts claim that Covid-19 regulations, such as mandatory mask ordinances, have been declared illegal in Canada. This is false; the Canadian parliament has made no such law, and the government said the “Council” that claimed to void the la
A photo has been shared in multiple posts on Facebook alongside a claim that it shows “illegal Bengalis” being arrested in Myanmar in September 2020. However, the claim is false: the photo in fact shows Myanmar workers who were mistakenly stopped
Are people trying to lower the legal age of consent to just four years old? No, that's not true: There is zero evidence that there is an effort to lower the legal age of consent is to four years old anywhere in the U.S. The claim appeared
A viral September 3 2020 Facebook post claiming that “there are people trying to make the age of consent four years old” racked up a six-figure share count (archived here) in one week: It read: We can’t buy alcohol or ciga
Congress has long restricted illegal immigrants’ access to public benefits since before Trump took office.
While Biden did back legislations that supported immigration laws, from the mid-1990s he started backing harsher immigration policies.
In 2019, Hawaii became the seventh U.S. state to legalize physician-assisted death for some terminally ill patients.
Quick Take Contrary to QAnon-fueled claims that a California bill would legalize pedophilia, the bill would actually standardize the rules about who is required to be on the state’s sex offender registry. Full Story Facebook is teeming with false
An image has been shared hundreds of times in multiple Facebook posts which claim it shows Chinese police officers arresting a group of Hongkongers on a boat after they attempted to flee to Taiwan. The photo has been shared in a misleading context; it
Did President Donald Trump suggest that people in North Carolina vote twice? Yes, that's true: During an interview with local station WECT, the president encouraged people to vote twice to stress-test the system. Voting twice is a felony