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Logically→ Mississauga plans to limit its residents’ movements and force people to take loans to make their homes solar-efficient.
AllSides→ Posts Make False Comparisons Between COVID-19 Immunity From Infections and Vaccines
FactCheck.org→ Posts Make False Comparisons Between COVID-19 Immunity From Infections and Vaccines
SciCheck Digest Vaccination and infection both provide protective immunity to COVID-19, particularly against severe disease. But gaining immunity through infection is far riskier than vaccination. Posts citing a new Lancet study omit that important
PolitiFact→ Does Tennessee’s new law limiting drag make it ‘illegal to be publicly transgender’?
Tennessee’s recently enacted law bans “adult cabaret performances” in public or in front of children. Experts say how the law is enforced could affect drag performers, transgender people and other members of the LGBTQ community. Litigation is lik
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – No, U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley didn’t make U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland cry in committee hearing
U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley made U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland cry at a committee hearing.
The Dispatch→ Lawmakers May Find Common Ground on a Sweeping Privacy Law
Sens. Ted Cruz and Maria Cantwell at a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee meeting on March 1. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)A bipartisan coalition in the House hopes the divided Congress can make a deal. The post Lawmakers
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Credible Evidence Arizona Lawmakers, Judges, Other Public Officials Taking Bribes From Sinaloa Cartel, Fixing Elections
Are lawmakers, judges and other public officials in Arizona taking bribes from the Sinaloa cartel and fixing elections? No, there's no reliable evidence that's true: Jacqueline Breger, an insurance agent who made the allegations during a
The Dispatch→ Lawmakers Elevate Human Rights Ahead of First CCP Hearing
Protesters call for an end to transnational repression by the Chinese government. (Photo by Haley Byrd Wilt) NEW YORK—Some demonstrators fled China decades ago because they weren’t willing to risk political imprisonment again. Others witnessed the
Full Fact→ Kate Shemirani makes several false claims about childhood vaccines
Claims that children get almost 100 vaccines, that none are safe or effective, and that no vaccines have ever been trialled together are all false.
PolitiFact→ Tina Lambert – Republican lawmaker says student IDs are a source of voter fraud. She cited no examples.
Student ID cards are a “source of fraud” at the polls.
Washington Post→ Lawmakers cite fishy poll to suggest laptop tale would have swayed vote
Republicans are quoting a poll that uses aggressive framing of questions to undermine support for Biden.
Poynter→ Tucker Carlson is wrong: Diversity makes the Biden administration more representative, not less
Fox News host Tucker Carlson criticized President Joe Biden’s federal judge nominations, calling them “race-based” and illegal. “The point of diversity, equity and inclusion, as you’ve often heard, is to […] The post Tuc
PolitiFact→ Tucker Carlson – Tucker Carlson is wrong: Diversity makes the Biden administration more representative, not less
“No administration has ever looked less like America, just by the numbers, than the Biden administration.”
PolitiFact→ Viral image – Did Joe Biden profanely mention pacemakers in speech? No; this video was altered
President Joe Biden said “this s--- will turn your pacemaker off.”
The Dispatch→ Lawmakers Ask if U.S. Companies Helped Develop China’s Spy Balloon
Sen. Dan Sullivan speaks during a news conference in August 2022. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Plus: More congressional scrutiny on China and high-profile House GOP hearings.The post Lawmakers Ask if U.S. Companies Helped Develop China’s Spy B
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Drinking This Juice Will NOT Make A Person Lose 15 Pounds In Two Weeks
Will a juice made of cucumber, pineapple, ginger and lemon juice make a person lose 15 pounds if they drink it twice a day for two weeks? No, that's not true: A clinical dietician said if a person is eating/drinking other things also, the
The Dispatch→ How the GOP Can Make Childbirth Affordable Without Breaking the Bank
A newborn yawns as he sits with his mother at Emerson Hospital in Massachusetts. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/Boston Globe/Getty Images.)A truly pro-life party should better address the financial strains new parents face.The post How the GOP Can Make Chil
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Deceased Pope Does NOT Get Hit In Head With Special Hammer To Make Sure He’s Actually Dead
Does a deceased pope get hit in the head with a special hammer to make sure he's actually dead? No, that's not true: The Vatican called the claim a "myth" in 2003. An expert told Lead Stories the ritual has not been performed since possib
The Dispatch→ Fake It ‘Til You Make It—All the Way to Congress
Rep. George Santos watches proceedings in the House chamber. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images.)The cautionary tale of George Santos.The post Fake It ‘Til You Make It—All the Way to Congress appeared first on The Dispatch.
Truth or Fiction?→ Tennessee Lawmaker Switches From School ‘Litter Box’ Hoax to ‘Leashes’ Narrative
When asked to admit her claims of “litter boxes” in schools were a hoax, a right-wing Tennessee lawmaker instead shifted to claiming she was told about “leashes” instead. The Tennessee Holler news outlet posted footage of an int
PolitiFact→ Aaron Rouse – Virginia state senate candidate makes misleading claim about an abortion ban
“Kevin Adams wants to ban abortion.”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO New Health Care Stimulus Giving $5,200 To People Who Make Under $50,000
Is there a new health care stimulus program giving $5,200 to people who make under $50,000? No, that's not true: There are no government programs offering money to people as a health care stimulus as of this writing. The claim appeared on
PolitiFact→ How a House speaker could kick some lawmakers off committees
Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., has said that if he becomes House speaker, he wants to unseat some Democratic lawmakers from committees. Here’s how he could do that, and what obstacles he would face.
Full Fact→ Facebook post makes harmful claims about treating scarlet fever without antibiotics
A social media post claims that symptoms of strep A infections can be treated with homeopathic remedies alone.
The Dispatch→ Do the Vaccinated Now Make Up the Majority of COVID Deaths?
On November 23, the Washington Post published an analysis of the COVID-19 fatality numbers from August of this year, the month for which the most recent data is available. The study on which the article draws was conducted by Cynthia Cox, vice presiden
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Vaccines Do NOT Make Boys ‘Think They Should Be GIRLS’ And Do NOT Produce ‘Girls Thinking They Are Boys’
Do vaccines make people identify with a gender other than their gender assigned at birth by changing the composition of that person's DNA? No, that's not true: Vaccines do not change a person's DNA -- they provide immunity against disease
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Photos of war makeup in Ukraine are from combat medical training in 2016
Images of a woman having bloody makeup applied show "fake combatant photos” in Ukraine.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: COVID-19 Vaccines, PCR Tests Do NOT Make People ‘Magnetic’
Do COVID-19 vaccines or PCR tests make people "magnetic"? No, that's not true. There is no evidence that either of them can increase what is perceived as "magnetism." But theatrical glue, oily skin or body cream can do the trick of making
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Arizona Ballots Did NOT Make Unsupervised Stop At Runbeck Company On Way To Counting Room
Did Maricopa County, Arizona ballots make a stop with no observers at "Runbeck Printing Company" to be sorted before they were sent to the county for counting? No, that's not true: The claim was made without direct evidence. Maricopa Coun
Health Feedback→ mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 don’t modify humans, and don’t make them patentable or owned by any entities
REVIEW mRNA vaccines were widely used for the first time during the mass vaccination campaign against COVID-19. Traditional vaccine technologies use viral proteins or entire weakened or killed viruses to generate immunity. By contrast, mRNA vaccines
AllSides→ LARRY ELDER: Biden’s Versus Trump’s ‘Lies’ — What A Difference An Administration Makes
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Deceased lawmaker’s re-election isn’t evidence of fraud, it was too late to withdraw his name
A “dead man on the ballot” is evidence the Democrats cheated in the election.
PolitiFact→ Senate Majority PAC – Ad on Sen. Ron Johnson's Jan. 6 comments makes a point but comes with caveat
Says "Ron Johnson is making excuses for rioters who tried to overthrow our government, even calling them ‘peaceful protests.’”
PolitiFact→ Citizens to Support MI Women & Children – Abortion rights opponents make false claim Proposal 3 encompasses gender-affirming care
If Proposal 3 passes, it would allow children to undergo "gender-change therapy without parental consent"
PolitiFact→ Amy Klobuchar – Election officials, lawmakers in Congress have faced increase in threats
“One in six local election officials have received threats of violence” and threats against judges have doubled over four years and threats against members of Congress have increased by 10 times over five years.
Logically→ Amazon’s cryptocurrency platform, Biti Codes, can make anyone a millionaire within 3-4 months.
Although such trading websites exist, Amazon has not launched any cryptocurrency platforms. Articles claiming so are fake and lead to potential scams.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Facebook post makes unfounded claim about security seals on Connecticut ballots
Connecticut ballot initiative on early voting would "remove the requirement of a certified seal from certain ballots."
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Instagram video makes false claim about early voting, Arizona governor’s race
In Arizona, early voting would allow Kari Lake’s opponents to see how many votes they “need to fake to catch up and surpass.”
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Batteries don’t make electric vehicles more likely to catch fire than gasoline-powered cars
"When electric cars get in accidents, they explode, they catch fire very very badly because of the lithium batteries.”