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FACT CHECK: Can Police Legally Rape People in 35 States?

— 6 days ago ... In February 2018, two articles led to various iterations of a claim that 35 states allow police officers to rape individuals in custody: Examples: [Collected via e- mail and Twitter, February 2017]. Someone shared a map on facebook, saying that laws in 35 states allow police officers to rape detainees and get ...

Donald Trump blames Democratic states on lack of data showing ...

— Jan 5, 2018 ... President Donald Trump blamed Democratic states for the demise of his voter fraud commission. "Many mostly Democrat States refused to hand over data from the 2016 Election to the Commission On Voter Fraud," Trump tweeted Jan. 4. " They fought hard that the Commission not see their records or ...

FACT CHECK: Did the United States Government Ban Lawn Dart ...

— Oct 9, 2017 ... A 1988 decision about a backyard game has been used to highlight ongoing political inaction around guns after mass shootings.

Number What with a Bullet?

— Oct 7, 2015 ... The United States is 3rd in the number of murders throughout the world. But if you take out just 4 'left-wing' cities: Chicago, Detroit, Washington DC and New Orleans — the United States is 4th from the bottom, in the ENTIRE World, for Murders. These 4 Cities are controlled by Democrats. These cities also ...

FACT CHECK: Did Germany Release a 'Historic Statement ...

— Dec 7, 2017 ... “Germany,” as a country, did not release an official statement to the world “ denouncing” its ally the United States. Instead, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel gave a speech on 5 December 2017 before government officials in Berlin , which was basically a call to recognize what many in Europe already ...

No, majority of states did not ban Sharia law | PunditFact

— Feb 8, 2018 ... A story appearing on Facebook repeated talk of Donald Trump's 2015 proposed ban on Muslim immigrants but went too far in including a claim that the majority of U.S. states have banned Sharia law. "Just in: 45 states just banned Sharia law," said a Feb. 6 headline on viralusa.org. Similar fake stories have ...

FACT CHECK: Is the United States Returning Puerto Rico to Spain?

— Jan 2, 2018 ... A report in El Nuevo Día that the United States plans to return Puerto Rico to Spain was a Day of the Holy Innocents prank.

FACT CHECK: Is Oral Sex Still Illegal in 18 States?

— Dec 28, 2017 ... While some states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books, they are unenforceable because of a 2003 Supreme Court ruling.

No, the GOP concealed carry bill does not block states from keeping ...

— Dec 7, 2017 ... The House passed a bill Dec. 6 that would make permits to carry a concealed weapon issued in one state valid in all other states, similarly to how driver's licenses are recognized across state lines. Republicans attached the concealed carry measure to a bipartisan bill to strengthen the national background ...

FACT CHECK: Did Ted Cruz Say Southern States Should Build ...

— Sen. Ted Cruz did not suggest Southern states ought to protect their beliefs with their own nuclear arsenal.

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