Exploring the Legality of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

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Q: Can employers, colleges and universities require COVID-19 vaccinations? A: Generally, they may require immunizations. But there is some uncertainty about the legality of mandating vaccines authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. FULL QUESTION Does federal law prohibit employers and other institutions from requiring the […]

Two Views of American Families Plan

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The White House and Republican National Committee are each touting different economic analyses that reach far different conclusions about the budget and economic impact of President Joe Biden’s American Families Plan. One analysis from Penn Wharton Budget Model – which is being promoted by the RNC – directly contradicts Biden’s […]

FactChecking Biden’s Address to Congress

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Summary In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Joe Biden got some facts wrong and stretched others, mainly repeated claims we’ve heard before: Biden said he inherited the “worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.” But when he took office, the economy had recovered some from […]

Artificial Beef About Biden’s Climate Plan

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When President Joe Biden announced plans to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by the end of the decade, he provided a few examples, but no detailed plan, about how that would be achieved. Nonetheless, speculation by a British tabloid that it could include reducing beef consumption led to […]

SciCheck and Our Commitment to Transparency

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FactCheck.org launched a feature in 2015 called SciCheck to increase public knowledge and understanding of science and scientific research. Since then, we have posted more than 250 SciCheck articles and videos on subjects such as climate change, Zika, childhood vaccinations, and, most recently, the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and COVID-19. SciCheck was […]