A website that publishes works of “Christian news satire” is behind false reports that House Democrats introduced a bill making it a hate crime to eat at Chick-fil-A because of the chain’s conservative views.
A satirical story about California requiring Christians to register bibles as assault weapons was mistaken for a factual news report in May 2018.
AmazonSmile Removes Pro-Family Groups from Eligible Charities-Mostly Truth! Summary of eRumor: AmazonSmile has removed charities identifying themselves as “pro-family” from its list of charities that are eligible to receive donations.…
It’s true that the Mormon church ended its sponsorship of the Boy Scouts of America after the group changed its name, but it’s not clear that all 425,000 Mormon scouts will quit.
Pope Francis Gun Owners Aren’t Christian, Calls to Ban All Weapons-Misleading! Summary of eRumor: Pope Francis said that gun owners and those who support gun rights can’t call themselves Christian…
False claims that “hail satan” appears on In-N-Out Burger cups are based on a digitally edited photo that has been circulating for years.
Disputed claims that a California bill would ban the Bible are based on vague language in a bill that would expand the state’s prohibition on gay conversion therapy.
False rumors about a Texas church melting gold to make a statute of President Donald Trump started with a website that publishes works of “Christian news satire.”
Rumors about a cross that did not burn in Southern California wildfires in 2017 is true — and similar accounts were documented in 2009 and 2014.
“A Gentle Reminder from Pope Francis” is an inspirational commentary making the rounds on social media that has been incorrectly attributed to the Pope.