Category: Stories

Are these claims about Switzerland’s Gun ownership true?

Should America Follow Switzerland’s Gun Rules? Switzerland has been making the social media rounds lately, I have been seeing a lot of posts about gun control, as I am sure everyone has, especially with all of the recent shootings. This image claims that Switzerland has the lowest crime rate in the world. It also claims […]

Does Obamacare Create These New Taxes in January 2015?

New Tax rates being blamed on the Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare? This image, and posts similar to it, have been going around the social media and email circuits, which claims that all of these new taxes go into effect on Jan 15, 2015, due solely to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known colloquially […]

Was the NAACP Formed By Female Republicans?

Was the NAACP Formed by Republicans, and More Specifically Female Republicans? I have seen several claims on Facebook pages that the NAACP was founded by Republicans, and more specifically Republican Women. NAACP was founded by 9 people, 6 men and 3 women. Founded Feb. 12. 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest, largest and most […]

Republicans On Civil Rights, and was Martin Luther King a Republican?

This image is a mixture of fact and fiction. Lets break it down by claim. First is the pictures of “Republicans” From left to right, of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Abraham Lincoln is known for being the first Republican President [1]. Frederick Douglass was definitely a republican also, he made statements […]

Did Charles Whitman only use a 3 Round Magazine?

Was Charles Whitman having mental health problems? Did what guns he used matter? Was he a Democrat? This picture is mostly true, but leaves a lot of important details out, and while it makes the point of the problem, fails to grasp it. In addition to the Remington 700 mentioned in this graphic, he also […]