FactCheck.org→ The Gun Debate

President Donald Trump and some members of Congress met Feb. 28 at the White House for a freewheeling discussion on how to reduce gun violence at schools. The meeting came two weeks after the mass shooting in Florida in which 17 people were killed, in Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump’s Numbers

Summary Now that President Donald Trump has been in office for one day shy of a full year, it’s time to take a look at how well his boasts  — and his critics’ complaints — stack up against hard data. Here we offer key measures Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ The Facts on Uranium One

Two House committees have said that they will investigate the Obama administration’s approval of a deal that gave Russia a financial interest in U.S. uranium production. The 2010 deal allowed Rosatom, the Russian nuclear energy agency, to acquire a c Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Tackling Fake Football Stories

Q: Did the NFL fine players who protested during the national anthem? Was a player fired for it? Are some players asking the league to host a month of anti-police activism? Will Fox Sports stop airing NFL games? A: No. Three of those stories were made Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ No Legalization of Sharia Law

Q: Did a Muslim federal judge rule two parts of sharia law legal? A: No. That only happened in a fake story on a satirical website. FULL ANSWER Sharia is a term for the religious and secular duties, as well as punishments for lawbreaking, based on t Go to site post…»

Hoax-Slayer→ Jury Duty Phone Scams

Scammers posing as court officials or police officers are calling people and claiming that they have missed a scheduled jury duty date and must pay an immediate fine or face serious legal consequences. The post Jury Duty Phone Scams appeared first on H Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump’s Tweets Twist Facts

In the wake of another terrorist attack in Britain, President Donald Trump fired off several tweets about the need for his court-blocked travel ban, contradicting statements from members of his own administration and distorting the facts in the process Go to site post…»