An unsubstantiated claim from last fall about sexual violence at the southern border has been repackaged in a Facebook meme. U.S. Customs and Border Protection has no record of the alleged incident, and the website that first reported it has retracted the story.
Month: April 2019
Biden’s Campaign Kickoff Claims
Facebook Users Peddle False Trump Story
‘Ban’ on Hot Dogs in NYC? Not Quite.
Headlines shared widely on social media misleadingly tell readers New York City will “ban” hot dogs. A city spokesman told us a plan to phase out government purchases of processed meats and reduce purchases of beef “would not impact hot dogs” sold “at baseball games, street vendors, restaurants, etc.”
Measles Misinformation Gets an Immigration Twist
Video: Kushner Downplays Russia’s 2016 Actions
DeVos Didn’t Try to ‘Defund’ Special Education
Viral Claim Blurs Marijuana, Gun Policies
Mailbag: Presidential Term Limits, Viral Deception
One reader sent us a comment about the history of the 22nd Amendment, and another sent us an email about a viral claim being made about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.