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The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 9/18/2021

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 Eric Toney (R): Says he “is the only candidate in the Wisconsin Attorney General race with experience as a prosecutor.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Wis. GOP Atty. Gen. candidate misses mark in repeating previously ‘Mostly True’ claim

FALSE Claim by Gateway Pundit: ‘Lost votes’ and ‘ghost votes’ in Arizona indicate 2020 election was stolen

USA Today rating: False (No evidence)

Fact check: Arizona voter fraud not proven in viral canvassing report

Gateway Pundit Rating

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim by Infowars: “Biden’s Treasury Department declares IRS will monitor” all accounts over $600.

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (Not yet, but it has been proposed)

Biden plan to require more bank account reporting to IRS is still a proposal

Infowars Rating

FALSE Claim by Viral Image and Quote: President Joe Biden ordered the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to withhold benefits from veterans who have not received COVID-19 vaccinations

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Viral Image Claims Joe Biden Ordered The Department Of Veterans Affairs To Withhold Unvaccinated Veterans’ Health Benefits

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim by 100PercentFedUp: “Stunning report: nearly 15 million mail-in ballots were not counted in the 2020 election.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

Fact-checking the misleading claim about uncounted ballots in 2020

100PercentFedUp Rating

BLATANT
LIE
(International: Afghanistan): Video shows the Taliban stoning a man to death in Afghanistan.

The Quint rating: False

Old Clip Shared as Recent Video of Taliban Stoning Man to Death

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