John Fetterman, the lieutenant governor and the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, has advocated for ending mandatory life sentences for what is known as felony murder. But he […] The post Fact-check: Oz distorts Fetterman’s po
John Fetterman wants to “eliminate life sentences for murderers."
A Facebook post which claims cancer is ‘created’ by doctors performing needle biopsies on tumours and that it can be starved by natural remedies is inaccurate and potentially harmful.
The popular Facebook post, which was copied and pasted many times, summarized DeSantis' accomplishments in his legal and military careers.
"North Carolina GOP is re-introducing a bill that says life begins at conception and anyone who destroys that fertilized egg is guilty of first-degree murder."
Is North Carolina House Bill 158 expected to legalize the murder of a pregnant woman if the person who kills the woman is defending the life of the baby? Not really: Although state representatives did propose HB158 -- which would allow a
“Nobody said life would be easy, they just promised it would be worth it,” Seuss supposedly wrote.
The Biden administration told hospitals that federal law on emergency treatment guidelines preempts state laws in jurisdictions that now ban the procedure without any exceptions.
REVIEW In a video published by the organization Live Action, which opposes abortion, neonatologist Kendra Kolb claimed that abortion is never medically necessary. One of the reasons she cited is that the treatment of life-threatening conditions like
Is abortion never medically necessary to save the life of the mother? No, that's not true: Two board-certified OB-GYNs said there are multiple reasons why abortion could be medically necessary to save the life of the mother. Some of these
The singer’s face was previously paralyzed by a viral condition called Ramsay Hunt syndrome.
A viral Facebook post purported to provide information about the life of Turing, including details about his sexuality, war efforts, death, and inspiration.
U.S. Rep. Mary Miller's office said she misspoke.
Did singer Justin Bieber say that the COVID-19 vaccine ruined his life? No, that's not true: A Daily Mail article that describes Bieber's bout with facial paralysis due to Ramsay Hunt syndrome doesn't mention any of Bieber's thoughts on C
Stacey Abrams said Georgia ranks poorly in maternal mortality, gun violence, mental health, and the fraction of people without health insurance. Her numbers might not be precise, but her point is largely correct.
In the immediate wake of a fire and vandalism at the Madison headquarters of an anti-abortion group, Democrats had not condemned “activists who are engaging in this repugnant illegal activity.”
A German court sentenced a woman who posed as a doctor to life in prison for causing the deaths of several people she treated.
A Facebook post shared over 2,000 times claims that Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeguarded beaches offer free wristbands for children on which their parents can write their phone numbers in waterproof ink, so that lifeguards can contact
At first, it certainly looks like a doorway. A grainy image captured by NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover in May 2022 shows a formation in the planet’s rock that social media […] The post The Mars ‘doorway’ photo shows a naturally-occurring cre
Even vicarious travel via the Internet and social media has narrowed for Russians.
A Mars Rover photo captured by NASA shows a doorway, suggesting extraterrestrial life.
Sgt. Vadim Shishimarin pleaded guilty to shooting a 62-year-old man in the head in a village in the northeastern Sumy region in the early days of the war.
Anti-abortion campaigners have participated in both violent and non-violent protests since Roe v. Wade was ruled.
Are people in Alabama who seek or get an abortion "thrown in prison for life," even if the pregnancy was a result of rape or incest? No, that's not true: There's no such law in Alabama. In 2019, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law a bil
Do fat cells have "eternal life"? No, that's not true: While a post making that claim is a joke, we found the question interesting so we reached out to a few experts anyway and an Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) committee member told u
The statement attributed to Sen. Kevin Cramer, a North Dakota Republican, spread widely on social media in May 2022.
This spring, Snopes wants to hear how you're navigating rising prices at grocery stores, gas stations and elsewhere.
March 14 and Jan. 8 are significant dates in the history of physics and astronomy.
Quote memes went around on Facebook and Twitter after actor Jada Pinkett Smith's husband, Will Smith, slapped comedian Chris Rock at the Oscars.
A new research study, not yet peer-reviewed, reports that life expectancy in the U.S. decreased in 2021 to 76.6 years.
When the day for pranks and jokes comes to an end, the nonprofit Poynter Institute invites everyone to celebrate the role of facts in everyday life during the sixth International […] The post Poynter’s foolproof guide to living your best fact-f
Social media users seized upon what appeared to be a screenshot of an unfortunately-worded tweet sent by the right-wing Arizona Congressman.
Full Fact welcomes the Committee on Standards inquiry on MPs Code of Conduct, and in particular the proposals to update the descriptors of the Seven Principles of Public Life in the Code so that they better reflect MPs’ roles. Yet the publi
On February 25 2022, posts about a young Ukrainian soldier named Vitaly Skakun circulated on social platforms like Imgur: Vitaly skakun sacrificed his life to explode a bridge and stop the russian advance. may his memory be a blessing In the above po
Did the death rate of working-age Americans rise 40 percent from the summer of 2019 to the summer of 2021? Yes, there has been a sharp rise. Is the COVID-19 pandemic not the cause? There is no basis to blame it on anything other than the
Individuals who get the COVID-19 vaccine will not be denied the life insurance benefits. The claim circulating is baseless and false.
A video on Facebook with over two million views advises that you can “save a person from stroke using only a needle”. The video was originally posted in 2018, but has recently been shared again on the social media platform. The video advise
Retired U.S. presidents and members of Congress collect full salaries “for life."
Three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery were sentenced to life in prison.
Another fascinating chapter in the history of an American holiday classic.