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The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 6/25/2021

Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy before publishing. (D. Van Zandt)

Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience/Other

FALSE Claim by Trey Wingo: A 9-0 Supreme Court ruling is very rare.

PolitiFact rating: False (While 5-4 rulings tend to attract more public and media attention, they have consistently trailed 9-0 rulings in frequency.)

Despite popular misconception, Supreme Court 9-0 rulings aren’t that rare

FALSE Claim by Viral image: the image shows an official U.S. government document announcing President Joe Biden signed an executive order making Kenyan citizens in certain professions eligible for E-visas.

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did Joe Biden Sign An Executive Order Making Kenyan Citizens In Specific Professions Eligible For E-Visas?

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Donald Trump (R): Georgia didn’t update its voter rolls prior to the 2020 presidential election; “this means we (you!) won the presidential election in Georgia.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire (Normal procedure. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced that the state is in the process of removing about 100,000 obsolete and outdated voter files. Most of the flagged individuals had moved.)

Trump’s Pants on Fire distortion about Georgia’s voter rolls

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by redvoicemedia.com: Leaked Airline Documents Reveal HORRIFIC Details About ‘Vaccinated’ Pilots

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: ‘Leaked’ Airline Documents Do NOT Reveal Horrific Details About Vaccinated Pilots

Red Voice Media Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: Airlines are “discussing banning vaccinated passengers due to a risk of blood clotting at high altitudes.”

FactCheck.org rating: False (they are encouraging vaccinated passengers to fly)

Airlines Are Encouraging, Not Banning, Vaccinated Passengers

FALSE (International: India): 86.16 lakh COVID19 vaccine doses administered on Jun 21! Highest ever single day coverage across world!”

FactChecker.in rating: False

No, India Didn’t Make World Record for Highest Single Day Vaccination

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